Wednesday 26 September 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1979 ?
- Jon Harley: English footballer.
- Simon Kirch: German sprinter.
- Naomichi Marufuji: Japanese professional wrestler.
- Fuifui Moimoi: New Zealand rugby league footballer.
- Cameron Mooney: Australian footballer.
- Jaycie Phelps: Indianapolis, Indiana -- Gymnast (World-brz-95 / Olympics - Gold - 1996)
- Taavi Rõivas: Estonian politician 16th Prime Minister of Estonia
- Jacob Tierney: Canadian actor director and screenwriter
- 1984 summer Los Angeles Olympic coverage sold to ABC for US$225 million.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Sail On - Commodores
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
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