Tuesday 7 August 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Johnson and Miguel Llera.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
More American Graffiti, directed by B.W.L. Norton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Prisoner: Cell Block H.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Tail Gunner.
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- Eric Johnson: American actor.
- Miguel Llera: Spanish footballer.
- Jason Ruta: Canadian actor.
- Nicole Tubiola: American actress.
- Birgit Zotz: Austrian anthropologist and author.
- Several tornadoes struck the city of Woodstock, Ontario, Canada and the surrounding communities.
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