Friday December 07, 1979

US date format: 12/7/1979, UK date format: 7/12/1979

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 7, 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 Jennifer Carpenter and Sara Bareilles. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Jerk, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Guerilla or Starhawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1979, at December 07 across the years or at December 1979 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial

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Movies

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Scum

Scum

Directed by: Alan Clarke

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

The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

Country: United States of America

Heartland

Heartland

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Rip Torn, Conchata Ferrell, Barry Primus, Megan Folsom

Tess

Tess

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin

Country: United States of America

The Jerk

The Jerk

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Lord Schmetterhemd

Lord Schmetterhemd

Der Millionenbauer

Der Millionenbauer

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Anna

Anna

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

Emilia

Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

Days to next December 07

If December 07, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 11 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

The Right Stuff

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From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space.

Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins

Anatomy Of An Illness

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The best-selling, groundbreaking classic by Norman Cousins on combating life-threatening illness through humor and patient participation in care.Anatomy of an Illness was the first book by a patient that spoke to

Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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Cruel Shoes

James Herriot'S Yorkshire by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Yorkshire

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James Herriot writes about the glorious moors, the gentle dales, dry-stone walls and sturdy farmhouses, ruined abbeys and castles among the hills, market towns, country villages and bracing, windy beaches, as

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird

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Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Head On

Head On

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Maze

Publisher: Sega/Gremlin

Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Starhawk

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 07, 1979?

On December 07, 1979 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 07, 1979?

On December 07, 1979 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 07, 1979?

On December 07, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 07, 1979?

On December 07, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 07, 1979?

On December 07, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 07, 1979?

On December 07, 1979 several famous people were born including, Jennifer Carpenter, Sara Bareilles, Mathieu Grondin.

Which famous people died on December 07, 1979?

Famous people died on December 07, 1979 include, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Nicolas Born, Mari Andriessen.

What was the number one song in December 07, 1979?

The number one song in the week of December 07, 1979 was Babe by Styx in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd in UK.

What were the top hits on December 07, 1979?

The top hits on December 07, 1979 were Babe by Styx, No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand, Still by Commodores in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, Walking On The Moon by The Police, I Have A Dream by Abba in UK.


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