Monday 24 September 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fabio Aurelio and Kim Jong Min.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Nosferatu the Vampyre, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sonne, Wein und harte Nüsse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Wars or Space Fever.
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Which were the important events of 24 September 1979 ?
- Fabio Aurelio: Brazilian footballer.
- Kim Jong Min: Korean singer.
- Ross Mathews: American television personality and comedian.
- Casey Johnson: American heiress and socialite (Born 1979).
- Fábio Aurélio: Brazilian footballer.
- Justin Bruening: American model and actor
- Georgios Georgiou: German-Greek footballer
- Kim Jong-min: South Korean singer and actor (Koyote)
- Katja Kassin: German-American porn actress
- Jenny Platt: English actress
- CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service
- Ghana adopts constitution
- Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time
- Russian ice skaters Protopopov and Beloussova ask for asylum in Switzerland
- Compu-Serve launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Commodores - Sail On
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
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