Monday May 07, 1979
US date format: 5/7/1979, UK date format: 7/5/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Ed Fairhurst and Sha (singer).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Apocalypse Now, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Ss-Gb by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-Player Bowling Alley or Auto Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 07, 1979?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
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- Gary Roenicke hits into Baltimore Orioles 13th triple play (Oakland Athletics).
- 5th UNCTAD-conference opens in Manila, Philippines.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 07, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- G.Q. - Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)
- Raydio - You Can't Change That
- Foxy - Hot Number
- George Benson - Love Ballad
- Tyrone Davis - In The Mood
- Maze - Feel That You're Feelin'
- The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Natalie Cole - Stand By
- The Isley Brothers - I Wanna Be With You
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 07If May 07, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 15 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?