Wednesday 24 January 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Tatyana M Ali in New York City: New York; actress (Sesame Street, Fresh Prince of Bel Air).
- Leandro Desábato: Argentinian footballer.
- Tom Kostopoulos: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Nik Wallenda: American acrobat and tightrope walker.
- Jérémy Louis-Sydney: Radical Islamist shot by French police in Strasbourg, on 6 October 2012.
- Michaela Garecht: American missing person at age nine. On 11/19/1988, she and a friend, Trina Rodriguez, went two blocks on their scooters to the Hayward corner store for a soda. When they came out of the store, her scooter had been moved next to a car driven by a young white male. When Michaela went to get it he grabbed her, threw her into the back seat and drove off. Trina told adults in the store and when the police arrived, described the kidnapper.
- Leandro Desabato: Argentine footballer
- Tatyana Ali: American actress and singer
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
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