Thursday 3 May 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rachel Pignot and Genevieve Nnaji.
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.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deep Scan or Galaxian.
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- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Rachel Pignot
- Genevieve Nnaji: Movie Actress.
- Steve Mack: American professional wrestler.
- Anastasiya Shvedova: Belarusian pole vaulter.
- 1st woman Prime Minister of Great Britain (Margaret Thatcher)
- Bobby Bonds hits his 300th homerun (second to have 300 homeruns and 300 stolen bases).
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