Monday 28 May 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Abdulaziz al-Omari and Jesse Bradford.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
A Force of One, directed by Paul Aaron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deep Scan or Tail Gunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 May 1979 ?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
- Abdulaziz al-Omari: Saudi Arabian terrorist hijacker of American Airlines Flight 11 (d. 2001).
- Jesse Bradford: American actor.
- Ronald Curry: American football player and coach.
- Joeri Jansen: Belgian athlete.
- Monica Keena: American actress.
- European Market accepts Greece as member.
- Constantine Karamanlis signs the full treaty of the accession of Greece with the European Economic Community.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Wings - Goodnight Tonight
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Village People - In The Navy
- Supertramp - The Logical Song
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Love Is The Answer
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