Tuesday January 02, 1979: on this day

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What day of the week was January 02, 1979?


January 02, 1979 was a Tuesday and it was the 2nd day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 02, 1979 can also be written as 1/2/1979 in the US and as 2/1/1979 in UK and Europe.

January 02, 1979 in January 1979 calendar

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January 02, 1979: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on January 02, 1979:

  • Gavaskar gets twin tons for india for the third time (versus west indies).

January 02, 1979: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 02, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 2nd is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 02, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 02, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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January 02, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 02, 1979 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 02, 1979 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 02, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 35% full, rising at 10:03 am and setting at 10:44 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 14, 1978 while the next full moon would come on Jan 13, 1979.

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Who was born on January 02, 1979?


Famous people born on January 02, 1979:

  • Jonathan Greening

    English coach and footballer.

  • Erica Hubbard

    Tv actress.

  • Tim Cruz

    American singer (b3 & react).

  • Cagla Sikel
  • Paino Hehea
  • Bekim Kapič
  • Allessa
  • Jaŭhen Lašankoŭ
  • A. J. Finn
  • Robert Newbery
  • Mariana Rossi
  • Jagmeet Singh
  • Elena Tonnini
  • Alessandro Cittadini
  • Erick Fornaris Álvarez
  • Mustafa Abi
  • Isabella Aguilar
  • Michela Bruni

Whose famous birthday is on January 2nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 2nd:

  • Kate Bosworth
    Kate Bosworth

    American actress.

  • Taye Diggs
    Taye Diggs

    Taye diggs is an american actor known for his roles in popular films and tv shows such as 'how stella got her groove back' and 'rent'.

  • Tia Carrere
    Tia Carrere

    Tia Carrere is an actress known for her roles in films like Wayne's World and for her appearances in reality TV shows.

  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov

    Russian-american biochemist, columnist in science, anthropologist, and prolific sci-fi author.

  • Giovanna Ralli
    Giovanna Ralli

    Italian actress, ralli made her acting debut at seven years old.

  • Florence Lawrence
    Florence Lawrence

    Silent screen actress (confidence) dies at 48.

  • William Haines
    William Haines

    American interior designer and actor (d. 1973).

  • Patrick Huard
    Patrick Huard

    Canadian screenwriter and actor.

  • Joanna Pacula
    Joanna Pacula

    Tomszowaubelski (poland -- actress) (gorky park and kiss).

  • Lucy Davis
    Lucy Davis

    English actress.

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How old is someone born on January 02, 1979?


Someone born on January 02, 1979 is:

45 years 4 months old,

or 544 months and 25 days old,

or 2368 weeks and 6 days old,

or 16582 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 02, 1979?

There are 221 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday January 2nd 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 02, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on January 02, 1979.

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January 02, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on January 02, 1979:

  • Sidnie Milana Manton

What famous deaths happened on January 2nd?

Famous deaths on January 2nd:

  • David Lynch
    David Lynch

    American screenwriter and director, one of today's most creative and talented film-makers of the 20th century.

  • Anne Francis
    Anne Francis

    American magazine cover girl, five years old.

  • Dick Powell
    Dick Powell

    American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 1963).

  • Pete Postlethwaite
    Pete Postlethwaite

    Pete postlethwaite was a british actor known for his roles in films such as the usual suspects and inception.

  • Dick Emery
    Dick Emery

    Actor (yellow submarine.

  • Una Merkel
    Una Merkel

    Covington (kentucky) -- actress (42nd street and abraham lincoln).

  • Jack Carson
    Jack Carson

    Manitoba, canada -- actor ("star is born", mildred pierce).

  • Nancy Kelly
    Nancy Kelly

    Lowell, massachusetts -- actress.

  • Emil Jannings
    Emil Jannings

    German actor who won the first Academy Award for Best Actor.

  • Tex Ritter
    Tex Ritter

    Country singer "five star jubilee" dies at the age of 67.

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January 02, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on January 02, 1979:

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
  • The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
  • Science Fiction Day
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January 02, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 02, 1979 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 1st and January 7th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


January 02, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 02, 1979 was Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, according to the music chart for the week January 1st and January 7th.

January 02, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 02, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 1st and January 7th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Too Much Heaven
  2. - Le Freak
  3. - My Life
  4. - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
  5. - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)

January 02, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on January 02, 1979 was YMCA by The Village People, according to the music chart for the week January 1st and January 7th.

January 02, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on January 02, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 1st and January 7th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - YMCA
  2. - Another Brick In The Wall
  3. - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
  4. - Walking On The Moon
  5. - I Have A Dream

January 02, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 02, 1979 was Got To Be Real by Cheryl Lynn, according to the R&B music chart for the week January 1st and January 7th.

January 02, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 02, 1979 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week January 1st and January 7th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Got To Be Real
  2. - September
  3. - Le Freak
  4. - Get Down
  5. - Love Don't Live Here Anymore

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January 02, 1979: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 02, 1979 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Ernesto

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Michele Placido, Renato Salvatori, Virna Lisi, Lara Wendel, Turi Ferro, Gisela Hahn, Concha Velasco, Martin Halm, Miranda Nocelli, Francisco Marsò

Country: Italy

Org

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Fernando Birri

Starring: Terence Hill, Jean-Luc Godard, Glauber Rocha, Roberto Rossellini, Lidija Juracik, Julio García Espinosa, Herbert Marcuse, Nolika Pareda, Francesco Di Giacomo (II), Jonas Mekas, Isaac Twen Obu, Pietro Santalamazza

Country: Italy

Ecce bombo

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Nanni Moretti

Starring: Nanni Moretti, Lina Sastri, Fabio Traversa, Glauco Mauri, Luisa Rossi, Carola Stagnaro, Susanna Javicoli, Cristina Manni, Simona Frosi, Piero Galletti, Luciano Agati, Agenore Incrocci

Country: Italy

Blue Movie

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Alberto Cavallone

Starring: Leda Simonetti, Patrizia Funari, Danielle Dugas, Claude Maran, Joseph Dickson

Country: Italy

Autumn Sonata

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

January 02, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 02, 1979 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Danger UXB

Release year: 1979

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Treasure Island

Release year: 1978

Starring: Joe Thomas, Bobby Thong

Country: Japan

Matador

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Erik Balling

Starring: Jørgen Buckhøj, Buster Larsen, Ghita Nørby, Malene Schwartz

Country: Denmark

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Release year: 1978

A Woman Called Moses

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

January 02, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 02, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Bright Flows The River by Taylor Caldwell

Bright Flows The River

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Guy Jerald was the living proof that the American Dream is possible. A man who built an empire from a scrap of farmland and a man who rose from poverty, Guy Jerald.

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

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This article discusses the psychological benefits of running. It also addresses self-esteem and how running can help you cope with tension and pressure.

Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

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Three stories are told: A young Southerner is determined to be a writer. There's also a love-hate relationship between a brilliant Jew, and a beautiful Polish woman. And finally, there's a terrible wound from the past of that woman that …

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance

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These two classic works capture the current world events and tell the story of one American family caught up in the middle of the war's chaos.

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

The Silmarillion

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"Majestic! . . . The Silmarillion will appeal to readers of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. It contains medieval romances, fairy tales and even more brutal wars that ring with heraldic fury.

January 02, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 02, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Football

Football

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

Bowling

Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

NASL Soccer

NASL Soccer

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Mattel

Heiankyo Alien

Heiankyo Alien

Platform: PC-8001 Arcade Apple II Game Boy Super Famicom Microsoft Windows Mobile phone

Genre: Action, Puzzle, Maze

Publisher: Denki Onkyō (original release) Meldac (Game Boy) Nihon Bussan (Super Famicom)

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Who was the US President on January 02, 1979?

On January 02, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 02, 1979?

On January 02, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 02, 1979?

On January 02, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about January 2nd?

January 2nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 2nd day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 2nd, such as:

  • 2019 - China-united states trade war (2018-present). apple, an american electronics company, warns that iphone sales have been slowing and that the product is in low demand. this is attributed to trade tensions with china. according to apple, its fiscal earnings are expected to drop for the first quarter due to disappointing holiday sales figures. the company also claims that it could lose $9b due the fall.
  • 2018 - Weinstein effect: vice media suspends its top executives while it investigates accusations against them.
  • 2017 - 2017 istanbul nightclub attack: islamic state in iraq and the levant claims responsibility. it claims it is responding to turkey's actions within syria.

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What happened in 1979?

1979 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • Jose E dod Santos becomes President of Angola
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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What was the calendar for January 1979?

January 1979 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how January 1979 calendar looked like.

Tuesday January 2, 1979