Saturday 3 November 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jamie Duffney and Tim McIlrath.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Pop Muzik by M.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Monaco GP or Cutie Q.
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- St. Pirmin
- Japan - Culture Day (post 1946), Emperors Birthday (pre 1946)
- St. Winifred
- Also see November 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Vulganius
- St. Valentine & Hilary
- St. Valentinian
- St. Quaratus
- St. Martin de Porres
- St. Florus
- St. Domnus of Vienne
- St. Papulus
- St. Cristiolus
- Independence Day in Panama (1903, from Colombia), Dominica (1978, from Britain) and Federated States of Micronesia (1986, from France)
- St. Englatius
- R.C. Saints - November 3rd is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Acepsimas
- St. Germanus
- St. Guenhael
- St. Hermengaudis
- St. Hubert
- Jamie Duffney: Miss Minnesota Teen USA (1997).
- Tim McIlrath: American musician (Rise Against).
- Pablo Aimar: Argentinian footballer.
- Beau McDonald: Australian footballer and coach.
- 5 mortally wounded during anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstration in North Carolina
- 63 Americans taken hostage at US Embassy (Teheran, Iran)
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mizuno Japan Golf Classic
- Marocco offensive against Polisario
- Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a ''Death to the Klan'' rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
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