Wednesday 3 October 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Josh Klinghoffer and Claudia Bassols.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sad Eyes by Robert John.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
The Black Stallion, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Working Stiffs.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure or Cutie Q.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 3 October 1979
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1979 ?
- Josh Klinghoffer: American guitarist songwriter and producer (Red Hot Chili Peppers Dot Hacker Ataxia and The Bicycle Thief).
- Claudia Bassols
- John Hennigan
- John Morrison: American pro wrestler, WWE.
- Camille Delamarre
- Danny O'Donoghue: Rock Singer.
- Yuri Ebihara: Japanese model and actress.
- Carlo Alban: Ecuadorian-American actor.
- A EF4 Tornado hits Windsor Locks, CT causing extensive damage to the town.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Commodores - Sail On
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- M - Pop Muzik
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
Top #10 R&B songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?