Saturday 1 December 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Angelique Bates and Ryan Malone.
In that special week of December 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 Dungeon of Death or Lunar Rescue.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 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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