Thursday 29 November 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Francis Beltran and Jayceon ''The Game'' Taylor.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head On or Space Fever.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 November 1979 ?
- former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
- International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
- Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
- Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
- Brendan of Birr or Brendan the Younger
- Saint Cuthbert Mayne, martyr
- Feast days of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Saturnin
- Denis of the Nativity and Redemptus of the Cross
- Francis Beltran: Dominican baseball player.
- Jayceon ''The Game'' Taylor: American rapper.
- Stephanie Santerre: American homicide victim, killed at 16 by the boyfriend of her 18-year-old sister, who watched, 1/26/1996.
- The Game: Rapper.
- Simon Amstell: English comedian actor and television host.
- Adam Barrett: English footballer
- Francis Beltrán: Dominican baseball player
- Neal Horgan: American-Irish footballer
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Eagles - Heartache Tonight
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
- Barry Manilow - Ships
- M - Pop Muzik
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