Tuesday March 06, 1979
US date format: 3/6/1979, UK date format: 6/3/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Robin Andersen and Tim Howard.
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 Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aim for the Ace! or Bowling.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 06, 1979?
- In Ghana, - The National independence day.
- Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
- Saint Chrodegang
- Saint Fridolin
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- Charles Wagenheim: Actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 06, 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 06If March 06, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 6 months, 25 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 06, 1979?
On March 06, 1979 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is March 06, 1979?
On March 06, 1979 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 06, 1979?
On March 06, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 06, 1979?
On March 06, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on March 06, 1979?
On March 06, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 06, 1979?
On March 06, 1979 several famous people were born including, Robin Andersen, Tim Howard, Érik Bédard.
Which famous people died on March 06, 1979?
Famous people died on March 06, 1979 include, Charles Wagenheim.
What was the number one song in March 06, 1979?
The number one song in the week of March 06, 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 06, 1979?
The top hits on March 06, 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.