Sunday September 09, 1979
US date format: 9/9/1979, UK date format: 9/9/1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Loup-Denis Elion and Nikki Deloach.
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.
Scum, directed by Alan Clarke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face the Music.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head On or Cutie Q.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 09, 1979?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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- 31st Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ron Leibman and Ruth Gordon
- 93rd US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats C E Lloyd Mills (64 63)
- 99th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis (75 63 63)
- Sally Little wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
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- Solon Michaelides: Composer, dies at 73.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 09, 1979?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- Chic - Good Times
- Ashford & Simpson - Found A Cure
- Cameo - I Just Want To Be
- Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Mass Production - Firecracker
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Five Special - Why Leave Us Alone
- GQ - Make My Dreams A Reality
Sport Games on September 09, 1979
- Cincinnati Bengals - Buffalo Bills : 24 - 51
- Cleveland Browns - Kansas City Chiefs : 27 - 24
- Dallas Cowboys - San Francisco 49ers : 21 - 13
- Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 38
- Minnesota Vikings - Chicago Bears : 7 - 26
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 09If September 09, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?