Sunday February 04, 1979

US date format: 2/4/1979, UK date format: 4/2/1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 4, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Mareva Galanter and Ben Lerner. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Guerilla or Bowling.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
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Events

  • Co-Ed Fever, TV Comedy, debut and cancelled that outing on CBS
  • End of last 3+day D / N game for 15 yrs (WSC, SCG)
  • Joanne Carner win LPGA Colgate Triple Crown Golf Tournament.

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Movies

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Hardcore

Hardcore

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley, Dick Sargent

Country: United States of America

The North Avenue Irregulars

The North Avenue Irregulars

Directed by: Bruce Bilson

Starring: Edward Herrmann, Barbara Harris, Susan Clark, Karen Valentine

Agatha

Agatha

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Helen Morse

Quintet

Quintet

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Paul Newman, Vittorio Gassman, Fernando Rey, Bibi Andersson

The Warriors

The Warriors

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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You Can't Do That on Television

You Can't Do That on Television

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

Turnabout

Turnabout

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

Danger UXB

Danger UXB

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

A Woman Called Moses

A Woman Called Moses

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Days to next February 04

If February 04, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee

Faeries

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A quarter of a century after its initial publication, and with more than a million copies in print worldwide, Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s Faeries is a certified fantasy classic.

The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z by Ann Landers

The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z

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Classic Ann Landers self help: covers all topics: medical; social; sexual; spiritual. Vol. I ends in the H subjects.

In Search Of History by Theodore H. White

In Search Of History

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Franklin library collectible book

Wanderings by Chaim Potok

Wanderings

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A fascinating history of the Jews, told by a master novelist, here is Chaim Potok's fascinating, moving four thousand-year history. Recreating great historical events, exporing Jewish life in its infinite variety

The Sixth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Sixth Commandment

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Bestselling author Lawrence Sanders breaks new ground with a story about a doctor who plays God—with horrifying resultsBingham Foundation field investigator Samuel Todd has been assigned to approve a grant to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

4-Player Bowling Alley

4-Player Bowling Alley

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Midway

Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Alien Attack

Alien Attack

Platform: Handheld video game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Coleco

Bowling

Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 04, 1979?

On February 04, 1979 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 04, 1979?

On February 04, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 04, 1979?

On February 04, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 04, 1979?

On February 04, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 04, 1979?

On February 04, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 04, 1979?

On February 04, 1979 several famous people were born including, Mareva Galanter, Ben Lerner, Jeff Schroeder.

What was the number one song in February 04, 1979?

The number one song in the week of February 04, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie in UK.

What were the top hits on February 04, 1979?

The top hits on February 04, 1979 were Le Freak by Chic, Y.M.C.A. by Village People, Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Chiquitita by Abba, Woman In Love by The Three Degrees in UK.


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