Saturday May 05, 1979
US date format: 5/5/1979, UK date format: 5/5/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 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 Vincent Kartheiser and Tahiry Jose.
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 Trek-80 or Lunar Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 05, 1979?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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- 105th Kentucky Derby: Ron Franklin on Spectacular Bid wins in 2:02.4.
- Masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting.
- Voyager 1 passes Jupiter.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 05, 1979?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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 05, 1979?
On May 05, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is May 05, 1979?
On May 05, 1979 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 05, 1979?
On May 05, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 05, 1979?
On May 05, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 05, 1979?
On May 05, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 05, 1979?
On May 05, 1979 several famous people were born including, Vincent Kartheiser, Tahiry Jose, Lance Bass.
What was the number one song in May 05, 1979?
The number one song in the week of May 05, 1979 was Reunited by Peaches & Herb in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.
What were the top hits on May 05, 1979?
The top hits on May 05, 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.