Wednesday May 02, 1979
US date format: 5/2/1979, UK date format: 2/5/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jason Chimera and Ioannis Kanotidis.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Winter Kills, directed by William Richert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Radar Scope or Alien Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 02, 1979?
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- Quadrophenia premieres in London
- 14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers and Barbara Mandrell win.
- Giulio Natta: Italian chemist who won the Nobel Prize...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 02, 1979?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 02If May 02, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 12 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?