Monday 25 June 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward.
In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Meatballs, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 June 1979 ?
- Lola Ponce: Pop Singer.
- Busy Philipps: American actress.
- Brandi Lynn Burkhardt: Miss Maryland Teen USA (1997).
- Kelli Jones: Miss Kentucky Teen USA (1997).
- Sébastien Joly: French road racing cyclist, who competed as a professional between 2000 and 2011.
- Marko Albert: Estonian swimmer and triathlete
- La La Anthony : American television host and actress
- Hirooki Goto: Japanese professional wrestler
- Richard Hughes: Scottish footballer
- La La: American actress and television personality
- Philippe Halsman: Latvian-American photographer (d. 1979).
- Got Tu Go Disco opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 8 performances
- Failed attack on NATO commander Haig in Obourg, Belgium
- Sweden outlaws corporal punishment in the home.
- The Sony Walkman goes on sale for the first time in Japan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s In Love
- Supertramp - The Logical Song
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Rex Smith - You Take My Breath Away
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