Wednesday 18 July 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits.
The Villain, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 July 1979 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- Jared Hess: American film director and screenwriter.
- Joey Mercury: American wrestler and producer.
- Gunplay : Rapper.
- Deion Branch: American football player.
- Julie Gulbrandsen: Miss Arizona Teen USA (1997).
- Mélina Robert-Michon: French discus thrower. At the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, she won the silver medal with her last throw - a distance of 66.28 metres - which was a new national record.
- Jermaine Paul: American musician
- Jason Weaver: American actor
- Gold hits record US$303.85 an ounce in London, England.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Chic - Good Times
- Makin' It - David Naughton
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- I Want You To Want Me (Live) - Cheap Trick
- Electric Light Orchestra - Shine A Little Love
- John Stewart - Gold
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
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