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What day of the week was August 10, 1979?


August 10, 1979 was a Friday and it was the 222nd day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 10, 1979 can also be written as 8/10/1979 in the US and as 10/8/1979 in UK and Europe.

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August 10, 1979: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 10, 1979:

  • Ecuador adopts its constitution
  • Michael jackson releases his breakthrough album ''off the wall''. it sells 7 million copies in the united states alone, making it a 7x platinum album.

August 10, 1979: What were the magazines covers that day?

LIFE Magazine

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August 10, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 10th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 10, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 10, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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August 10, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 10, 1979 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 10, 1979 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 10, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 83% full, rising at 09:47 pm and setting at 10:07 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 08, 1979 while the next full moon would come on Sep 06, 1979.

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Who was born on August 10, 1979?


Famous people born on August 10, 1979:

  • Waneda Bailey

    Olympic gold medalist in track and field.

  • Rockney Carmichael

    Talented striker who played for several top clubs.

  • Tequita Ward

    Renowned actress known for her versatile roles in film and television.

  • Asuka Kanda

    Japanese politician known for her advocacy on environmental issues.

  • Rémy Martin

    French rugby union footballer.

  • Joanna García

    Joanna garcía is an american actress known for her roles in tv shows like reba and once upon a time.

  • Dinusha Fernando

    Sri lankan cricketer.

  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher

    American actress.

  • Ted Geoghegan

    American author, screenwriter, and producer.

  • Matjaž Perc

    Slovene physicist.

  • Yannick Schroeder

    French race car driver.

  • Brandon Lyon

    American baseball player.

  • Matthew Messing

    American youth accidentally killed in an accident.

  • June Shannon

    Family member.

  • Maynor Suazo
  • Apichet Puttan
  • Kongo Kong

Whose famous birthday is on August 10th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 10th:

  • Mahesh Babu
    Mahesh Babu

    Mahesh babu is a prominent indian actor known for his work in telugu cinema.

  • Justin Theroux
    Justin Theroux

    Justin theroux is an american actor known for his roles in tv shows like the leftovers and films like mulholland drive and the girl on the...

  • Antonio Banderas
    Antonio Banderas

    He was a spanish actor who became a well-known leading man in spanish films.

  • Norma Shearer
    Norma Shearer

    Norma Shearer was a Canadian-American actress who was popular in the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Rosanna Arquette
    Rosanna Arquette

    American actress, born to a family of three generations liberal actors.

  • Angie Harmon
    Angie Harmon

    Angie harmon is an american actress and model known for her roles in tv shows such as law & order and rizzoli & isles.

  • Devon Aoki
    Devon Aoki

    Devon Aoki is a well-known model and actress.

  • Eddie Fisher
    Eddie Fisher

    American crooner from the 1950's.

  • Rhonda Fleming
    Rhonda Fleming

    American actress.

  • Diane Venora
    Diane Venora

    American actress.

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How old is someone born on August 10, 1979?


Someone born on August 10, 1979 is:

44 years 9 months old,

or 537 months and 9 days old,

or 2336 weeks and 2 days old,

or 16354 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 10, 1979?

There are 83 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 10th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 10, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 10, 1979.

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August 10, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 10, 1979:

  • Dick Foran
    Dick Foran

    Flemington (new jersey) -- actor (ok crackerby).

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    Gertrude Chandler Warner was an American children's author best known for creating the Boxcar Children book series.

  • Walter Gerlach

    German physicist and academic (b. 1889).

  • Ángel León
  • Luigi Cavasonza
  • Diego Calcagno
  • John Joseph Wright
  • Germán López Prieto

What famous deaths happened on August 10th?

Famous deaths on August 10th:

  • Isaac Hayes
    Isaac Hayes

    American singer, composer and black performer.

  • Raquel Torres
    Raquel Torres

    Raquel Torres was a Mexican-American actress who appeared in several Hollywood films during the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Rex Cherryman
    Rex Cherryman

    American actor (born 1897).

  • Laylin Olsen

    Bestselling author of several acclaimed novels.

  • Zema Williams

    Legendary wrestler who made a mark in the wrestling world.

  • Lysbeth de Vos

    Notable chemist known for her groundbreaking research in organic chemistry.

  • Sayeed Abubakar

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical verses.

  • Alleta Jacobs

    Dutch suffragette and author known for her feminist writings.

  • Jemina Boone

    Wife of famous frontiersman Daniel Boone.

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August 10, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 10, 1979:

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
  • Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
  • St. Blaan
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August 10, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 10, 1979 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 6th and August 12th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 10, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 10, 1979 was Bad Girls by Donna Summer, according to the music chart for the week August 6th and August 12th.

August 10, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 10, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 6th and August 12th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Bad Girls
  2. - Good Times
  3. - The Main Event & Fight
  4. - My Sharona
  5. - Gold

August 10, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 10, 1979 was I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats, according to the music chart for the week August 6th and August 12th.

August 10, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 10, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 6th and August 12th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I Don't Like Mondays
  2. - We Don't Talk Anymore
  3. - Angeleyes / Voulez Vous
  4. - Can't Stand Losing You
  5. - Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part 3)

August 10, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 10, 1979 was Good Times by Chic, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 6th and August 12th.

August 10, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 10, 1979 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 6th and August 12th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Good Times
  2. - Turn Off The Lights
  3. - Bad Girls
  4. - After The Love Has Gone
  5. - Chase Me

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August 10, 1979: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 10, 1979 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Life of Brian

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

The Seduction of Joe Tynan

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Alan Alda, Barbara Harris, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn

Ernesto

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Michele Placido, Renato Salvatori, Virna Lisi, Lara Wendel, Turi Ferro, Gisela Hahn, Concha Velasco, Martin Halm, Miranda Nocelli, Francisco Marsò

Country: Italy

Americathon

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Neal Israel

Starring: Harvey Korman, Fred Willard, Peter Riegert, Zane Buzby

Org

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Fernando Birri

Starring: Terence Hill, Jean-Luc Godard, Glauber Rocha, Roberto Rossellini, Lidija Juracik, Julio García Espinosa, Herbert Marcuse, Nolika Pareda, Francesco Di Giacomo (II), Jonas Mekas, Isaac Twen Obu, Pietro Santalamazza

Country: Italy

August 10, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 10, 1979 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Ride on Stranger

Release year: 1979

Jigsaw

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Michael Spierig

The Mallens

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Brian Mills

Carga Pesada

Release year: 1979

Thundercloud

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Talon Clemow

August 10, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 10, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Powers That Be by David Halberstam

The Powers That Be

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David Halberstam's powerful account of "The Powers That Be", which is brimming with the conflicts, personalities, and ambitions that changed the media from something that just followed the news to something that created it, is riveting.

The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum

The Matarese Circle

By:

The Matarese are an international group of criminals that will in no time take over the world. Two rival spies are able to stop them: Talaniekov and Scofield, CIA.

Class Reunion by Rona Jaffe

Class Reunion

By:

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

Shibumi by Trevanian

Shibumi

By:

Nicholai Hül is the most wanted man in the world. He was born in Shanghai during World War I chaos. His parents were an aristocratic Russian mother, and a mysterious German father.

Ghost Story by Peter Straub

Ghost Story

By:

Not every sin is unpunished in life. GHOST STORY Four aging men from Milburn, New York were convicted of a crime they committed in their youth.

August 10, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 10, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Adventure

Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Super Invader

Super Invader

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space Invaders clone fixed shooter

Publisher: California Pacific Computer Company

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

Head On

Head On

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Maze

Publisher: Sega/Gremlin

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

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Who was the US President on August 10, 1979?

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

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

On August 10, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 10, 1979?

On August 10, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about August 10th?

August 10th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 10th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 10th, such as:

  • 2018 - Ghazni offensive, war in afghanistan: the taliban launch a large-scale military offensive in an attempt to take over ghazni in the southeastern part of afghanistan. this is a provincial capital located on the kabul–kandahar highway. they take over a portion of the city.
  • 2017 - Economy of the united states: new york state's gatehouse media has announced an agreement to purchase 11 u.s. newspapers owned by morris communications, georgia. the deal includes the log cabin democrat, which was founded in 1879 and three alaskan newspapers, the juneau empire clarion, peninsula clarion, and homer news. the deal is expected close by october 2. (adweek.) dineequity announced that it will close 160 applebee's restaurants and ihop restaurants.
  • 2016 - Ukrainian crisis: russia’s federal security service (fsb), claims it has stopped two armed ukrainian incursions in crimea. at least one of the officers was killed after a "massive fight" with "sabotage terrorist" groups. the russian claims are denied by ukraine.

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What happened in 1979?

1979 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • Jose E dod Santos becomes President of Angola
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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What was the calendar for August 1979?

August 1979 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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