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What day of the week was January 03, 1979?


January 03, 1979 was a Wednesday and it was the 3rd day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 03, 1979 can also be written as 1/3/1979 in the US and as 3/1/1979 in UK and Europe.

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January 03, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 3rd 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 03, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 03, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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January 03, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 03, 1979 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 03, 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 03, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 35% full, rising at 10:41 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 03, 1979?


Famous people born on January 03, 1979:

  • Kate Levering
    Kate Levering

    Kate levering is an american actress known for her role as kim kaswell in the television series 'drop dead diva'.

  • Lyriq Bent
    Lyriq Bent

    Lyriq bent is a canadian actor known for his roles in popular tv shows and movies such as 'rookie blue' and 'saw' franchise.

  • Chris Geddes

    Canadian volleyball player.

  • Gul Panag
    Gul Panag
  • Dina Tersago
  • Raitis Ivanāns
  • Rafael Puente Jr.
  • Generoso Rossi
  • Lucas Severino
  • Rie Tanaka
  • Emiliano Tarana
  • Koit Toome
  • Giovanni Strangio
  • Don Carlisle
  • Yénier Márquez
  • Cristiano Morroni
  • Paulo Vilhena

Whose famous birthday is on January 3rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 3rd:

  • Mel Gibson
    Mel Gibson

    American-australian actor, whose irish-catholic parents moved to australia when he turned 12.

  • Victoria Principal
    Victoria Principal

    Victoria principal is a well-known american actress, best known for her role as pamela barnes ewing on the tv series dallas.

  • Jim Ross
    Jim Ross

    Jim ross is a retired professional wrestling commentator and talent relations executive, best known for his long tenure with wwe and his...

  • Jodie Whittaker
    Jodie Whittaker

    Jodie whittaker is a british actress known for her role as the thirteenth doctor in the television series doctor who.

  • John Thaw
    John Thaw

    English actor and producer, played inspector morse (d. 2002).

  • George Martin
    George Martin

    An english record producer, arranger and composer.

  • Nicole Beharie
    Nicole Beharie

    An American actress known for her roles in films like 'Shame', 'Sleepy Hollow', and 'Miss Juneteenth'.

  • Anna May Wong
    Anna May Wong

    Actress (thief in baghdad), passes away at 56.

  • Dabney Coleman
    Dabney Coleman

    American actor, 6 feet tall, mustached, of tv and films.

  • Jason Marsden
    Jason Marsden

    Actor (general hospital, eddie-munsters today).

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How old is someone born on January 03, 1979?


Someone born on January 03, 1979 is:

45 years 4 months old,

or 544 months and 24 days old,

or 2368 weeks and 5 days old,

or 16581 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 03, 1979?

There are 222 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday January 3rd 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 03, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on January 03, 1979.

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January 03, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on January 03, 1979:

  • Conrad Hilton

    American businessman, founded the hilton hotels & resorts (b. 1887).

  • Antonio Amato
  • Gilbert Dussier
  • Carol Holloway

What famous deaths happened on January 3rd?

Famous deaths on January 3rd:

  • Judith Anderson
    Judith Anderson

    Actress in star trek 3 dies from pneumonia at 93.

  • Howard McNear
    Howard McNear

    Los angeles, california -- actor.

  • Heather Sears
    Heather Sears

    London, england -- actress (room at the top).

  • William Cagney
    William Cagney

    Actor in torrid zone, dies at 82 from a heart attack.

  • Joshiah Wedgwood

    Renowned English potter and entrepreneur.

  • Joseph Joffre

    French soldier who was the marshall of his nation and commanded armies in the first two years after ww i. he stopped the german invasion in...

  • Bronc

    Renowned rodeo cowboy known for his exceptional riding skills.

  • Marguriete Higgins

    Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent.

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January 03, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on January 03, 1979:

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
  • In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
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January 03, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 03, 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 03, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 03, 1979 was Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, according to the music chart for the week January 1st and January 7th.

January 03, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 03, 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 03, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on January 03, 1979 was YMCA by The Village People, according to the music chart for the week January 1st and January 7th.

January 03, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on January 03, 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 03, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 03, 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 03, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 03, 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 03, 1979: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 03, 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 03, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 03, 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 03, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 03, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman

A Distant Mirror

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Barbara W. Tuchman, the acclaimed author of The Guns of August, won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. She once again uses her gifts for character, history and sparkling prose to create an amazing portrait of medieval life.

The Coup by John Updike

The Coup

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The Coup depicts violent events in an imaginary African nation called Kush. It is a landlocked, drought-ridden country that is led by Colonel Hakim Felix Illlou.

The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald

The Empty Copper Sea

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The Empty Copper Sea, a classic crime novel by a beloved author of crime fiction, features Travis McGee, a hard-boiled detective who lives in a houseboat.

Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee

Faeries

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Brian Froud's Faeries, published a quarter century ago, is still a classic fantasy book. It has more than a million copies worldwide.

The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye

The Far Pavilions

By:

This epic, set in 19th century India, follows an orphan born in India and his journey to England. He later returns to India.

January 03, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 03, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Beam Invader

Beam Invader

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tekunon Kougyou

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Head On

Head On

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Maze

Publisher: Sega/Gremlin

Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Temple of Apshai

Temple of Apshai

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore PET, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, IBM PC, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Macintosh, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Dungeon crawl RPG

Publisher: Automated Simulations

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Who was the US President on January 03, 1979?

On January 03, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 03, 1979?

On January 03, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 03, 1979?

On January 03, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about January 3rd?

January 3rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 3rd 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 3rd, such as:

  • 2019 - Syrian civil war: the syrian observatory for human rights (syrian state media) and the syrian observatory for human rights claim that 11 civilians were killed in an aerial attack by the u.s.-led coalition.
  • 2018 - Boko haram insurgency - a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in gamboru (nigeria), killing 11 people.
  • 2017 - Ford announced that it had cancelled plans to build mexico's $1.6 billion plant. this decision was long criticised by donald trump. instead, ford will invest $700million in flat rock, michigan, which could create 700 jobs through the expansion and investment. (cnn),

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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.

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