Sunday September 9, 1979US date format: 9/9/1979, UK date format: 9/9/1979
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
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 There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Working Stiffs.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutie Q or Alien Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 September 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)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Loup-Denis Elion
- Nikki Deloach
- Pin Pink: Musician.
- Wayne Carlisle: Northern Irish footballer and coach.
- Nikki DeLoach: American actress and singer (Innosense).
- Solon Michaelides: Composer, dies at 73.
- 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
- Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque.
- The long-running comic strip ''For Better or For Worse'' begins its run.
Sport Games on 9 September 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
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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
- After The Love Has Gone - Earth, Wind and Fire
- 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
- The Main Event & Fight - Barbra Streisand
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
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
- After The Love Has Gone - Earth, Wind & Fire
- 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
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