Saturday 20 January 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yseult Gervy and Jérôme Thomas.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Osma ofanziva.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-Player Bowling Alley or Bowling.
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1979 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Yseult Gervy: Dutch pro swimmer who placed 25th in the Atlanta Olympics in the 100m backstroke.
- Jérôme Thomas: French boxer, competing in the flyweight (–51 kg) division.
- Will Young: English singer-songwriter and actor who shot to fame after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the British music contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise.
- Rob Bourdon: Drummer.
- Asaka Kubo: Japanese gravure idol of 20th Century.
- Shang Yi: Chinese footballer
- Gustav Winckler: Danish singer-songwriter (d. 1979).
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