Friday May 04, 1979
US date format: 5/4/1979, UK date format: 4/5/1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Lance Bass and Marie Poissonnier.
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.
Winter Kills, directed by William Richert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Cutie Q.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 04, 1979?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
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- Jackie Mercer wins her fourth golf title 31 years after her first.
- NASA launches Fltsatcom-2.
- Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- Counting in the previous day's British general election shows that the Conservatives have won and Margaret Thatcher becomes the country's first female prime minister, ending the rule of James Callaghan's Labour government.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 04, 1979?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 04If May 04, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 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 May 04, 1979?
On May 04, 1979 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 04, 1979?
On May 04, 1979 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 04, 1979?
On May 04, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 04, 1979?
On May 04, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 04, 1979?
On May 04, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 04, 1979?
On May 04, 1979 several famous people were born including, Lance Bass, Marie Poissonnier, Wes Butters.
What was the number one song in May 04, 1979?
The number one song in the week of May 04, 1979 was Reunited by Peaches & Herb in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.
What were the top hits on May 04, 1979?
The top hits on May 04, 1979 were Reunited by Peaches & Herb, Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Music Box Dancer by Frank Mills in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, Pop Muzik by M, Sunday Girl by Blondie in UK.