Friday 9 February 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Zhang Ziyi and Hiroko Anzai.
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.
The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, 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 Basic Programming or Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1979 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Zhang Ziyi: Chinese actress.
- Hiroko Anzai: Japanese actress and model.
- David Gray: English snooker player.
- Akinori Iwamura: Japanese baseball player.
- Irina Slutskaya: Russian figure skater.
- 21st Grammy Awards: Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey
- ABC airs Heroes of Rock N Roll special
- Nigeria amends constitution.
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