Friday November 09, 1979
US date format: 11/9/1979, UK date format: 9/11/1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 9, 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 Cory Hardrict and Caroline Flack.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Heartache Tonight by Eagles.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
The Rose, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Old Patagonian Express by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Guerilla or Lunar Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 09, 1979?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
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- Nuclear false alarm: the NORAD computers and the Alternate National Military Command Center in Fort Ritchie, Maryland detected purported massive Soviet nuclear strike. After reviewing the raw data from satellites and checking the early warning radars, the alert is cancelled.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 09, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Commodores - Still
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- David Ruffin - Break My Heart
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 09If November 09, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 10 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 18 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?