Monday March 05, 1979
US date format: 3/5/1979, UK date format: 5/3/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Riki Lindhome and Martin Axenrot.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor.
Hair, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space or 4-Player Bowling Alley.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 05, 1979?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
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- Soviet probes Venera 11, Venera 12 and the American solar satellite Helios II all are hit by ''off the scale'' gamma rays leading to the discovery of soft gamma repeaters.
- America's Voyager 1 spacecraft has its closest approach to Jupiter, 172,000 miles.
- Vicente Ascone: Composer, dies at 81.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 05, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
- Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl)
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Delegation - Oh Honey
- Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer
- Grey & Hanks - Dancin'
- Bell & James - Livin' It Up (Friday Night)
- Donna Summer With Brooklyn Dreams - Heaven Knows
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 05If March 05, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 6 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 5 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 March 05, 1979?
On March 05, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is March 05, 1979?
On March 05, 1979 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 05, 1979?
On March 05, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 05, 1979?
On March 05, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on March 05, 1979?
On March 05, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 05, 1979?
On March 05, 1979 several famous people were born including, Riki Lindhome, Martin Axenrot, Tang Gonghong.
Which famous people died on March 05, 1979?
Famous people died on March 05, 1979 include, Vicente Ascone.
What was the number one song in March 05, 1979?
The number one song in the week of March 05, 1979 was I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor in US and Oliver's Army by Elvis Costello & The Attractions in UK.
What were the top hits on March 05, 1979?
The top hits on March 05, 1979 were I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor, Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart, Tragedy by Bee Gees in US and Oliver's Army by Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Tragedy by The Bee Gees in UK.