Sunday October 07, 1979
US date format: 10/7/1979, UK date format: 7/10/1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Shawn Ashmore and Aaron Ashmore.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sad Eyes by Robert John.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
The Black Stallion, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face the Music.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Rescue or Tail Gunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 07, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 07, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Commodores - Sail On
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- M - Pop Muzik
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
Top #4 songs in the UK
Sport Games on October 07, 1979
- Chicago Bears - Buffalo Bills : 7 - 0
- Dallas Cowboys - Minnesota Vikings : 36 - 20
- Detroit Lions - New England Patriots : 17 - 24
- Green Bay Packers - Atlanta Falcons : 7 - 25
- Kansas City Chiefs - Cincinnati Bengals : 10 - 7
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Days to next October 07If October 07, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 11 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 14 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?