Wednesday 7 February 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Leicester and Cerina Vincent.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Racing or Ozma Wars.
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Which were the important events of 7 February 1979 ?
- Blessed Eugenia Smet (d.1871)
- Independence Day in Grenada (1974).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mulk (Dominion) - First day of the 18th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan (2005).
- Saints Paul Miki and his 25 companians (d. Nagasaki, 1597)
- Jon Leicester: American baseball player.
- Cerina Vincent: Miss Nevada Teen-USA (1996).
- Daniel Bierofka: German footballer and coach.
- Nicola Campedelli: Italian footballer and coach.
- Tawakkol Karman: Yemeni journalist and activist and Nobel Prize laureate.
- Supertrain, TV Anthology, Superbomb of 1979, debuts on NBC
- Faoud Bacchus scores 250 for West Indies versus India at Kanpur.
- Pink Floyd premiere their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles, California.
- Toronto Maple Leafs' Darryl Sittler scores NHL record ten points (6 goals).
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