Thursday September 06, 1979
US date format: 9/6/1979, UK date format: 6/9/1979
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 6, 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 Annika Lurz and Carlos Adrian Morales.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Scum, directed by Alan Clarke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face the Music.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space or Auto Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 06, 1979?
- United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
- RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
- Bulgaria - Unification Day
- Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
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- Peter Pan opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 578 performances
- Ronald Binge: Composer, dies at 69.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 06, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Chic - Good Times
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Maxine Nightingale - Lead Me On
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Barbra Streisand - The Main Event & Fight
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- Chic - Good Times
- Ashford & Simpson - Found A Cure
- Cameo - I Just Want To Be
- Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Mass Production - Firecracker
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Five Special - Why Leave Us Alone
- GQ - Make My Dreams A Reality
Sport Games on September 06, 1979
- Los Angeles Rams - Denver Broncos : 13 - 9
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?