Sunday 16 December 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicole Werra and Mihai Traistariu.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Babe by Styx.
In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits.
Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Triple by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Duchess of Duke Street.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure or Deep Scan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1979 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Nicole Werra: Miss Wisconsin Teen USA (1996).
- Mihai Traistariu: Romanian singer.
- Flo Rida: American rapper.
- Luke Harper: Wrestler.
- Trevor Immelman: South African golfer.
- 68th Davis Cup: USA beats Italy in San Francisco (5-0).
- Libya joins four other OPEC nations in raising crude oil prices, having an immediate dramatic effect on the United States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Eagles - Heartache Tonight
- Supertramp - Take The Long Way Home
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