Monday 18 June 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yumiko Kobayashi and Ivana Wong.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer.
In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
The Muppet Movie, directed by James Frawley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big Jim and the Figaro Club.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ozma Wars or Temple of Apshai.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 June 1979 ?
- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
- Yumiko Kobayashi: Japanese voice actress and singer.
- Ivana Wong: Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress.
- President Carter and Leonid I Brezhnev sign SALT 2 treaty
- US President Carter and Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev sign SALT II treaty
- Billy Martin returns to dugout to manage the New York Yankees for second time.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Supertramp - The Logical Song
- Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s In Love
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- Rex Smith - You Take My Breath Away
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