Wednesday February 07, 1979
US date format: 2/7/1979, UK date format: 7/2/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 7, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Cerina Vincent and Yuriy Krivtsov.
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 Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee 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 Beam Invader or Invasion Orion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 07, 1979?
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- Independence Day in Grenada (1974).
- Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan (2005).
- Saints Paul Miki and his 25 companians (d. Nagasaki, 1597)
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- 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).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 07, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
- Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Tavares - Never Had A Love Like This Before
- Barkays - Holy Ghost
- Third World - Now That We Found Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 07If February 07, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 14 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?