Friday 28 September 1979
It was Friday, 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.
10, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 September 1979 ?
- Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
- St. Wenceslas
- French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
- Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
- Also see September 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lorenzo Ruiz
- Taki Tsan: American-Greek rapper and producer (Zontanoi Nekroi).
- Anndi Lynn McAfee: Actress (Ice Cream Man, Conagher).
- Bam Margera: American skateboarder.
- Daneboe : TV Actor.
- Larry Holmes (retaining championship) knocks out Earnie Shavers in 11 rounds.
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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
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Sail On - Commodores
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
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