Monday September 10, 1979
US date format: 9/10/1979, UK date format: 10/9/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 10, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Jacob Young and Andreas Aniko.
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.
Heartland, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Shibumi by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face the Music.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Trek or Temple of Apshai.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 10, 1979?
- Three Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill US President Harry Truman are freed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 10, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
- Maxine Nightingale - Lead Me On
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Chic - Good Times
- Commodores - Sail On
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- Ashford & Simpson - Found A Cure
- Cameo - I Just Want To Be
- Chic - Good Times
- Mass Production - Firecracker
- Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- The O'Jays - Sing A Happy Song
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- GQ - Make My Dreams A Reality
- Five Special - Why Leave Us Alone
Sport Games on September 10, 1979
- Atlanta Falcons - Philadelphia Eagles : 14 - 10
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