Saturday 28 July 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Whiting and James Piotr Montague.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits.
More American Graffiti, directed by B.W.L. Norton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Sophie'S Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Eat Bulaga.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Wars or Head On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 July 1979 ?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
- San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
- Peru - Independence Day
- Faroe Islands - �lavs�ka Eve
- Canada - Commemoration of the deportation of the Acadians
- St. Sampson (a bishop)
- Kimberly Whiting: Miss Idaho Teen USA (1997).
- James Piotr Montague: British writer and journalist.
- Henrik Hansen: Danish footballer.
- Birgitta Haukdal: Icelandic singer-songwriter and producer (Írafár).
- Stefanie Küster: Paraguayan-German model actress and dancer.
- Lee Min-woo: South Korean singer-songwriter dancer and actor (Shinhwa)
- Alena Popchanka: Belarusian-French swimmer and coach
- Dave Kingman becomes 6th to have a second three home run game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Chic - Good Times
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Makin' It - David Naughton
- John Stewart - Gold
- I Want You To Want Me (Live) - Cheap Trick
- Electric Light Orchestra - Shine A Little Love
- Dr. Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman
- Barbra Streisand - The Main Event & Fight
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