Wednesday 18 April 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Knock On Wood by Amii Stewart.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Nuria Fergo: Spanish singer.
- Michael Bradley: American basketball player and coach.
- Ethan Cohn: American actor.
- Anthony Davidson: British Formula One driver.
- Nuria Fergó: Spanish singer and actress.
- Matthew Upson: English footballer
- Karl Wolf: Lebanese-Canadian singer-songwriter and producer (Sky)
- Kourtney Kardashian: American television personality and model. In 2007, she and her family were commissioned to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.
- Real People premieres on NBC TV
- Major Haddad declares South-Lebanon independent.
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