Thursday 25 January 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gabe Jennings and Pi Hongyan.
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.
On TV people were watching Osma ofanziva.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Programming or Monaco GP.
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- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- Gabe Jennings: American distance runner.
- Pi Hongyan: Chinese-French badminton player.
- Christine Lakin: American actress and producer.
- Rodrigo Ribeiro: Brazilian race car driver.
- J Robertson Hare: Actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87.
- 22.2-km Oshimizu railroad tunnel holed through, central Honshu, Japan.
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