Saturday 19 May 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
The Brood, directed by David Cronenberg, 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 19 May 1979 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Diego Forlan: Uruguayan footballer.
- Barbara Nedeljakova: Slovak actress.
- Nicolas Figère: French hammer thrower, whose personal best throw is 80.
- Andrea Pirlo: Italian footballer.
- Vegard Ylvisaker: Comedian.
- In The Navy by Village People hits #3
- 105th Preakness: Ron Franklin aboard Spectacular Bid wins in 1:54.2.
- Guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1979 ?
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