Thursday September 06, 1979

US date format: 9/6/1979, UK date format: 6/9/1979

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac 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 The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart 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..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • Peter Pan opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 578 performances
  • Nicaragua and Uganda recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

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Movies

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Life of Brian

Life of Brian

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Kaala Patthar

Kaala Patthar

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Rakhee Gulzar

Breaking Away

Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley

Country: United States of America

Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

Country: United States of America

Scum

Scum

Directed by: Alan Clarke

Starring: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth, John Blundell

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Music charts

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Sport Games on September 06, 1979

Sport Games on September 06, 1979


NFL

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Denver Broncos : 13 - 9
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TV Series

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Ride on Stranger

Ride on Stranger

The Mallens

The Mallens

Directed by: Brian Mills

A Moment in Time

A Moment in Time

Directed by: Ruby Yang

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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Cruel Shoes

The Powers That Be by David Halberstam

The Powers That Be

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Crackling with the personalities, conflicts, and ambitions that transformed the media from something that followed the news to something that formed it, "The Powers That Be" is David Halberstam's forceful account

The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart

The Last Enchantment

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Arthur Pendragon is King! Unchallenged on the battlefield, he melds the country together in a time of promise. But sinister powers plot to destroy Camelot, and when the witch-queen Morgause --

To Set The Record Straight by John J. Sirica

To Set The Record Straight

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To Set the Record Straight: The Break-in, the Tapes, the Conspirators, the Pardon, by Sirica, John J.

A Woman Of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford

A Woman Of Substance

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In celebration of its thirtieth anniversary, here is the novel that started it all: New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford's dazzling saga of a woman who dared to dream―and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space

Space

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Auto Racing

Auto Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mattel

Bowling

Bowling

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Monkey Magic

Monkey Magic

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 06, 1979?

On September 06, 1979 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is September 06, 1979?

On September 06, 1979 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 06, 1979?

On September 06, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 06, 1979?

On September 06, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 06, 1979?

On September 06, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 06, 1979?

On September 06, 1979 several famous people were born including, Annika Lurz, Mike Arnaoutis, Carlos Adrian Morales.

Which famous people died on September 06, 1979?

Famous people died on September 06, 1979 include, Ronald Binge.

What was the number one song in September 06, 1979?

The number one song in the week of September 06, 1979 was My Sharona by The Knack in US and We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard in UK.

What were the top hits on September 06, 1979?

The top hits on September 06, 1979 were My Sharona by The Knack, Good Times by Chic, After The Love Has Gone by Earth, Wind and Fire in US and We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard, Cars by Gary Numan, Bang Bang by BA Robertson in UK.