Thursday February 8, 1979US date format: 2/8/1979, UK date format: 8/2/1979
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Denisa Chládková and Lionel Cappone.
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 Tail Gunner or Aim for the Ace!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1979 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Denisa Chládková
- Lionel Cappone: French football/soccer player, a...
- Tara Tucker: Miss Alabama Teen-USA (1997).
- Aaron Cook: American baseball player.
- Josh Keaton: American actor and singer.
- Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov: Russian poet, dies at age 82.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Denis Sassou-Nguesso becomes the President of the Republic of the Congo for the first time.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #11 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
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
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