Monday 31 December 1979, NewYear’s Eve
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Zahra Bani and Caroline Bryan.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Please Don't Go by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Archiv des Todes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Datestones of Ryn or Lunar Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1979 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Zahra Bani: Javelin Thrower.
- Caroline Bryan: Family Member.
- Bob Bryar: Drummer.
- Elaine Cassidy: Irish actress.
- Noriko Nakagoshi: Japanese model and actress.
- Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
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