Tuesday 22 May 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nadia Khan and Frank Geney.
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.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barrier or Radar Scope.
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1979 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Nadia Khan: Pakistani TV presenter.
- Frank Geney: French actor, he played in French popular TV series.
- Marco Siffredi: French snowboarder and mountaineer who hailed from a climbing family; his father was a mountain guide and his brother had died in an avalanche in Chamonix.
- Vivian Green: Soul Singer.
- Maggie Q: American actress.
- Canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau.
- Commencement of first ICC Trophy (PNG versus East Africa and Singapore versus Argentina).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Village People - In The Navy
- Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out
- Wings - Goodnight Tonight
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Suzi Quatro - Stumblin' In
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Love Is The Answer
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