Tuesday 20 March 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees.
In UK I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor was in the top 5 hits.
The Champ, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Overload by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1979 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Freema Agyeman: British actress.
- Bianca Lawson: American actress.
- Silvia Abascal: Spanish actress.
- Shinnosuke Abe: Japanese baseball player.
- Molly Jenson: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Keven Mealamu: New Zealand rugby player
- Bernard O'Connor: Gaelic Footballer
- Fiona Wade: English actress
- Columbia flies on Shuttle carrier aircraft to Kennedy Space Center.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
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