Tuesday 29 May 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 29 May 1979 ?
- Nigeria: Democracy Day.
- Saint Theodosia
- Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
- United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
- Venezuela: Tree Day.
- Saint Erwin
- Saint Maximinus of Trier
- Argentina: Army Day.
- Blessed Adhemar
- Ahmad Latiff Khamaruddin: Singapore footballer.
- Shweta Gulati: Indian television actress.
- Claudia Trieste: Italian beauty queen, named Miss Italy 1997.
- Arne Friedrich: German football player.
- Brian Kendrick: American professional wrestler.
- Ahmad Khamaruddin: Singaporean footballer
- John Rheinecker: American baseball player
- Casey Sheehan: American soldier killed with seven others on April 4, 2004 in Sadr City, Iraq. Casey joined the Army in 2000 and re-enlisted in 2004, just days before his death. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, from Fort Hood, Texas, he volunteered for the mission that led to his death. His family received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star which were awarded to him posthumously.
- Luann Roberts: Miss Alabama Teen USA (1996).
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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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