Saturday 24 March 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. 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.
Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1979 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Norris Hopper: American pro baseball player, he was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 1998 and made his major league debut on August 20, 2006 with the Cincinnati Reds until 2008.
- Lake Bell: American actress.
- Emraan Hashmi: Indian actor.
- Periklis Iakovakis: Greek hurdler.
- Graeme Swann: English cricketer.
- Yvonne Mitchell: Writer, dies at 53.
- Ballroom closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 116 performances
- Columbia flown on carrier aircraft lands at 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
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 24 March 1979 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?