Saturday 10 February 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ross Powers and Joey Hand.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heiankyo Alien or Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US).
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- Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
- Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
- Saint Silvanus
- Saint Charalampe
- Saint Austreberta
- Blessed Arnaud
- Blessed Hugo (d. 1164)
- Italy - National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe to commemorate Italian Istrian and Dalmatian exiliee and Foibe massacres.
- Ross Powers: American snowboarder.
- Joey Hand: American race car driver.
- Jumaine Jones: American basketball player.
- Daryl Palumbo: American singer-songwriter (Glassjaw Head Automatica and Color Film).
- Edvard Kardelj: Slovene general economist and politician 2nd Foreign Minister of Yugoslavia (d. 1979).
- February 11 ampndash The Iranian army mutinies and joins the Islamic Revolution.
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