Wednesday 31 October 1979, Halloween
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Simao Sabrosa and Karine Delgado.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Pop Muzik by M.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
Quadrophenia, directed by Franc Roddam, 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 Football or Galaxy Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Simao Sabrosa: Portuguese footballer.
- Karine Delgado: French flamenco dancer and teacher who has a school in Narbonne.
- Ricardo Fuller: Jamaican footballer.
- Simão Sabrosa: Portuguese footballer.
- Saaphyri Windsor: American model and actress.
- Mike Flanagan, wins AL Cy Young Award
- US DC-10 crashes at Mexico-City, 74 killed
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