Tuesday 26 June 1979
It was Tuesday, 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 26 June 1979 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Andy O'Brien: English footballer.
- Ryo Fukuda: Japanese racing driver.
- Brandi Burkhardt: American actress and beauty pageant contestant.
- Ryan Tedder: American Musician.
- Ryō Fukuda: Japanese race car driver.
- Walter Herrmann: Argentinian basketball player
- Charles Clore: Financier.
- Heavyweight Muhammad Ali confirms that his 3rd retirement is final
- Rocker Nigel Olsson runs a stop sign, crashes and kills a driver
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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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