Thursday 31 May 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-François Gillet .
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.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Football or Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1979 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- I Remember Mama opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 108 performances
- Zimbabwe proclaims independence.
- Radio City Music Hall (New York City) reopens.
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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