Tuesday April 10, 1979

US date format: 4/10/1979, UK date format: 10/4/1979

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on April 10, 1979, here's what our experts found out: it was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 10, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Keshia Knight Pulliam and Sophie Ellis Bextor. In that special week of April people in US were listening to What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1979 while Dubin'S Lives by Bernard Malamud was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure or Star Fire.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • J R Richard throws major league record six wild pitches in Astrodome.
  • Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian and a Bulgarian.
  • Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak: A tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people.

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Movies

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Manhattan

Manhattan

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Country: United States of America

The Evictors

The Evictors

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Charles B. Pierce

Starring: Vic Morrow, Michael Parks, Jessica Harper, Sue Ane Langdon

Mad Max

Mad Max

Release year: 1979

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

Country: United States of America

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Love at First Bite

Love at First Bite

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: George Hamilton, Susan Saint James, Richard Benjamin, Dick Shawn

TV Series

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Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Release year: 1979

Directed by: William G. Stewart

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dubin'S Lives by Bernard Malamud

Dubin'S Lives

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With a new introduction by Thomas MallonDubin's Lives (1979) is a compassionate and wry commedia, a book praised by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt in The New York Times as Malamud's "best novel since

A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins

A Walk Across America

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Twenty-five years ago, a disillusioned young man set out on a walk across America. This is the book he wrote about that journey -- a classic account of the reawakening of

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

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Discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but its psychological benefits as well: increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

The Sixth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Sixth Commandment

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Bestselling author Lawrence Sanders breaks new ground with a story about a doctor who plays God—with horrifying resultsBingham Foundation field investigator Samuel Todd has been assigned to approve a grant to

American Caesar by William Manchester

American Caesar

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Inspiring, outrageous... A thundering paradox of a man. Douglas MacArthur, one of only five men in history to have achieved the rank of General of the United States Army.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Adventure

Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore PET/CBM, TRS-80

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx

Starhawk

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 10, 1979?

On April 10, 1979 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 10, 1979?

On April 10, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 10, 1979?

On April 10, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 10, 1979?

On April 10, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 10, 1979?

On April 10, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 10, 1979?

On April 10, 1979 several famous people were born including, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Rachel Corrie.

Which famous people died on April 10, 1979?

Famous people died on April 10, 1979 include, Nino Rota.

What was the number one song in April 10, 1979?

The number one song in the week of April 10, 1979 was What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.

What were the top hits on April 10, 1979?

The top hits on April 10, 1979 were What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers, I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor, Knock On Wood by Amii Stewart in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, Some Girls by Racey, Cool For Cats by Squeeze in UK.