Wednesday January 10, 1979
US date format: 1/10/1979, UK date format: 10/1/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Cash Warren and Francesca Piccinini.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Nosferatu the Vampyre, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while A Time For Truth by William E. Simon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Danger UXB.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Guerilla or Space Fever.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 10, 1979?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- 1st brother Billy Carter makes allegedly anti-Semitic remarks
- Entertainer of the Year Awards
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 10, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Chic - Le Freak
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - I Don't Know If It's Right
- ADC Band - Long Stroke
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Rose Royce - Love Don't Live Here Anymore
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 10If January 10, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?