Saturday August 04, 1979
US date format: 8/4/1979, UK date format: 4/8/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Brandi Siegel and Robin Peterson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Doing Time, directed by Dick Clement, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Powers That Be by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ride on Stranger.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Basic Programming.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 04, 1979?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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- Italian government of Cossiga begins
- Opening game of the ''American Football Bundesliga'' played between Frankfurter Löwen and Düsseldorf Panther, first-ever league game of American football in Germany.ref name=quotTurnquot Google book review: Turnen and sport: transatlantic transfers author: Annette R. Hofmann, accessed: 12 January 2010
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 04, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chic - Good Times
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- ConFunkShun - Chase Me
- The Jones Girls - You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Stephanie Mills - What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'
- Teena Marie - I'm A Sucker For Your Love
- McFadden & Whitehead - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 04If August 04, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 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 August 04, 1979?
On August 04, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is August 04, 1979?
On August 04, 1979 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 04, 1979?
On August 04, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 04, 1979?
On August 04, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 04, 1979?
On August 04, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 04, 1979?
On August 04, 1979 several famous people were born including, Brandi Siegel, Robin Peterson, Evangeline Lilly.
What was the number one song in August 04, 1979?
The number one song in the week of August 04, 1979 was Bad Girls by Donna Summer in US and I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats in UK.
What were the top hits on August 04, 1979?
The top hits on August 04, 1979 were Bad Girls by Donna Summer, Good Times by Chic, Ring My Bell by Anita Ward in US and I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats, We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard, Angeleyes / Voulez Vous by Abba in UK.