Monday February 05, 1979
US date format: 2/5/1979, UK date format: 5/2/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 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 Rita G and Blacko (singer).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
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 The Datestones of Ryn or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 05, 1979?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Costliest single periodical ad, $3.2 million, Gulf + Western in Time.
- Sears Radio Theater premieres on CBS.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 05, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
- Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Tavares - Never Had A Love Like This Before
- Barkays - Holy Ghost
- Third World - Now That We Found Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 05If February 05, 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.
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 February 05, 1979?
On February 05, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is February 05, 1979?
On February 05, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 05, 1979?
On February 05, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 05, 1979?
On February 05, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 05, 1979?
On February 05, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 05, 1979?
On February 05, 1979 several famous people were born including, Rita G, Blacko (singer), Alexander Ryabov.
What was the number one song in February 05, 1979?
The number one song in the week of February 05, 1979 was Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie in UK.
What were the top hits on February 05, 1979?
The top hits on February 05, 1979 were Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart, Y.M.C.A. by Village People, Le Freak by Chic in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Chiquitita by Abba, Woman In Love by The Three Degrees in UK.