Sunday 30 September 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Justin Smith and Cameron Bruce.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK Message In A Bottle by The Police 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.
On TV people were watching The Legend of King Arthur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 September 1979 ?
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
- Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
- RC Saints - Saint Jerome
- French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Justin Smith: Football Player.
- Cameron Bruce: Australian footballer and coach.
- Vince Chong: Malaysian singer-songwriter.
- Clio-Danae Othoneou: Greek actress, musician and pianist.
- Andy van der Meyde: Dutch footballer.
- Milwaukee Brewers lose 5-0 ending 213 straight games without a shutout
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
- The Hong Kong MTR commences service with the opening of its Modified Initial System (aka. Kwun Tong Line).
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
- Commodores - Sail On
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
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