Friday 9 March 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Oscar Isaac and Melina Perez.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor.
The China Syndrome, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Stories Of John Cheever by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stockard Channing in Just Friends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tail Gunner or Ozma Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Frances of Rome.
- Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
- Saint Gregory of Nyssa
- Oscar Isaac: Movie Actor.
- Melina Perez: American professional wrestler.
- Patrice Curry: Reality Star.
- Iryna Charnushenka-Stasiuk: Belarusian long jumper (d. 2013).
- Barbara Mullen: Actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64.
- Bowie Kuhn orders Major League Baseball to give equal access to female reporters.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
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