Saturday February 03, 1979
US date format: 2/3/1979, UK date format: 3/2/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 3, 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 Nicole Sciacca and Roscoe Duhop.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Tail Gunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 03, 1979?
- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
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- YMCA by Village People peaks at #2 on pop singles chart
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne.
- Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California Angels for four players.
- Khomeini creates the Council of the Islamic Revolution.
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- Jody Gilbert: Actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde...
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 03, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Chic - Le Freak
- Barkays - Holy Ghost
- Tavares - Never Had A Love Like This Before
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 03If February 03, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 4 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 February 03, 1979?
On February 03, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is February 03, 1979?
On February 03, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 03, 1979?
On February 03, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 03, 1979?
On February 03, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 03, 1979?
On February 03, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 03, 1979?
On February 03, 1979 several famous people were born including, Nicole Sciacca, Roscoe Duhop, Becca Fitzpatrick.
Which famous people died on February 03, 1979?
Famous people died on February 03, 1979 include, Jody Gilbert.
What was the number one song in February 03, 1979?
The number one song in the week of February 03, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie in UK.
What were the top hits on February 03, 1979?
The top hits on February 03, 1979 were Le Freak by Chic, Y.M.C.A. by Village People, Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Chiquitita by Abba, Woman In Love by The Three Degrees in UK.