Saturday January 06, 1979, Epiphany
US date format: 1/6/1979, UK date format: 6/1/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 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 Camila Grey and Le Comte de Bouderbala.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Autumn Sonata, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Danger UXB.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barrier or Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 06, 1979?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
- Chic - Le Freak
- Billy Joel - My Life
- Barbra & Neil - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
- Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)
- Dr. Hook - Sharing The Night Together
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Toto - Hold The Line
- Andy Gibb - (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
- Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby
Top #11 songs in the UK
- The Village People - YMCA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall
- Ian & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
- The Police - Walking On The Moon
- Abba - I Have A Dream
- Racey - Lay Your Love On Me
- Elton John - Song For Guy
- The Tourists - I Only Want To Be With You
- Earth Wind & Fire - September
- Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 06If January 06, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 8 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 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 January 06, 1979?
On January 06, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is January 06, 1979?
On January 06, 1979 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 06, 1979?
On January 06, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 06, 1979?
On January 06, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 06, 1979?
On January 06, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 06, 1979?
On January 06, 1979 several famous people were born including, Camila Grey, Le Comte de Bouderbala, Cristela Alonzo.
What was the number one song in January 06, 1979?
The number one song in the week of January 06, 1979 was Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd in UK.
What were the top hits on January 06, 1979?
The top hits on January 06, 1979 were Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, Le Freak by Chic, My Life by Billy Joel in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, YMCA by The Village People, Walking On The Moon by The Police in UK.