Saturday 8 September 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pink and Kirsten Price.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Time After Time, directed by Nicholas Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Sophie'S Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Read All About It!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian or Head On.
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Famous Birthdays:08 September
- Jean Seberg: American actress whose career was launched with her 1957 portrayal of Jean d'Arc in Otto Preminger's "Saint Joan.
- Cheryl Prewitt (Miss), 22, crowned 52nd Miss America 1980
- México recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Chic - Good Times
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Maxine Nightingale - Lead Me On
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Barbra Streisand - The Main Event & Fight
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
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