Saturday 20 October 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Krasinski and Paul O'Connell.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Rise by Herb Alpert.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
...And Justice for All., directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Dead Zone by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Rose of Versailles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure or Invasion Orion.
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1979 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- John Krasinski: American actor, director and screenwriter.
- Paul O'Connell: Irish rugby player.
- Nargis Fakhri: Model.
- Vasyl Baranov: Ukrainian footballer.
- Paul Ifill: Barbadian footballer.
- Paul Terek: American decathlete
- Bob Dylan appears on SNL
- John Tate beats Gerrie Coetze in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
- John F Kennedy Library dedicated in Boston, Massachusetts.
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