Sunday 6 May 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nikki Hayes and Kerry Ellis.
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.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ozma Wars or Football.
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- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Kerry Ellis: West End actress / singer.
- Nikki Hayes: Irish radio personality.
- Stefanos Kotsolis: Greek footballer.
- Akbar Gbaja-Biamila: Football Player.
- Mark Burrier: American illustrator.
- Fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 81.8 kph over 200 metres.
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