Sunday December 02, 1979
US date format: 12/2/1979, UK date format: 2/12/1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 2, 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 Yvonne Catterfeld and Melissa Archer.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits.
I'm for the Hippopotamus, directed by Italo Zingarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek: Phaser Strike or Lunar Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 02, 1979?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Crowds attack US embassy at Tripoli, Libya.
- Foots Walker becomes the first Cleveland Cavaliers' player to score a triple-double.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 02, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Commodores - Still
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Switch - I Call Your Name
Sport Games on December 02, 1979
- Atlanta Falcons - San Diego Chargers : 28 - 26
- Baltimore Colts - New York Jets : 17 - 30
- Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 14 - 0
- Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 17 - 37
- Denver Broncos - Buffalo Bills : 19 - 16
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 02If December 02, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 9 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 3 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 02, 1979?
On December 02, 1979 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 02, 1979?
On December 02, 1979 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 02, 1979?
On December 02, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 02, 1979?
On December 02, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 02, 1979?
On December 02, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 02, 1979?
On December 02, 1979 several famous people were born including, Yvonne Catterfeld, Melissa Archer, Angelina Grün.
What was the number one song in December 02, 1979?
The number one song in the week of December 02, 1979 was No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd in UK.
What were the top hits on December 02, 1979?
The top hits on December 02, 1979 were No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand, Babe by Styx, Still by Commodores in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, Walking On The Moon by The Police, I Have A Dream by Abba in UK.