Sunday 22 July 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits.
The Amityville Horror, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Sophie'S Choice by William Styron 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 22 July 1979 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Yadel Marti: Cuban baseball player.
- Anna Bieleń-Żarska: Polish tennis player.
- Lucas Luhr: German race car driver.
- Yadel Martí: Cuban baseball player.
- James Mason: British professional wrestler.
- Pat Meyers wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Chic - Good Times
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
- Makin' It - David Naughton
- John Stewart - Gold
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- I Want You To Want Me (Live) - Cheap Trick
- Electric Light Orchestra - Shine A Little Love
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