Thursday 25 October 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Milena Roucka and Natasha Khan.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Rise by Herb Alpert.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
Fascination, directed by Jean Rollin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Dead Zone by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Rose of Versailles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian or NASL Soccer.
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Which were the important events of 25 October 1979 ?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
- Kazakhstan - Republic Day
- Milena Roucka: Canadian professional wrestler.
- Natasha Khan: British singer (aka Bat For Lashes).
- Robin Eldridge: American actress whose career began when she was five.
- Cyriaque Santerne: French horse rider, jockey.
- Mariana Klaveno: Movie Actress.
- Rosa Mendes: Wrestler
- Eddie Argos: English singer-songwriter (Art Brut)
- Bat Lashes: English singer-songwriter (Sexwitch)
- Rob Hulse: English footballer
- Ivana Sert: Serbian-Turkish model and fashion designer
- Sarah Thompson: American actress
- Tony Torcato: American baseball player
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