Saturday September 01, 1979
US date format: 9/1/1979, UK date format: 1/9/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 1, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Justice Leak and Tim Kennedy.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Time After Time, directed by Nicholas Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Moment in Time.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Trek or Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 01, 1979?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
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- Debbie Boone and Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA
- The American space probe Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of 21,000 km.
- Doris Kenyon: Silent screen actress (Alexander...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 01, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Chic - Good Times
- Barbra Streisand - The Main Event & Fight
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Maxine Nightingale - Lead Me On
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Elton John - Mama Can't Buy You Love
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chic - Good Times
- Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- Ashford & Simpson - Found A Cure
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- Cameo - I Just Want To Be
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Mass Production - Firecracker
- Teena Marie - I'm A Sucker For Your Love
- Five Special - Why Leave Us Alone
Sport Games on September 01, 1979
- Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 16 - 31
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Days to next September 01If September 01, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 5 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on September 01, 1979?
On September 01, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is September 01, 1979?
On September 01, 1979 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on September 01, 1979?
On September 01, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 01, 1979?
On September 01, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 01, 1979?
On September 01, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 01, 1979?
On September 01, 1979 several famous people were born including, Justice Leak, Tim Kennedy, Neg Dupree
Which famous people died on September 01, 1979?
Famous people died on September 01, 1979 include, Doris Kenyon
What was the number one song in September 01, 1979?
The number one song in the week of September 01, 1979 was My Sharona by The Knack in US and We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard in UK
What were the top hits on September 01, 1979?
The top hits on September 01, 1979 were My Sharona by The Knack, Good Times by Chic, The Main Event & Fight by Barbra Streisand in US and We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard, Cars by Gary Numan, Bang Bang by BA Robertson in UK