Saturday 11 August 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Élise Chassaing and Walter Ayoví.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Life of Brian, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carol Burnett & Company.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Rescue or Starhawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Élise Chassaing
- Walter Ayoví: Ecuadorian footballer.
- Evy Gruyaert
- Nicolas Seube
- Aggeliki Daliani: Greek actress.
- Phillies Tug McGraw gives up record 4th grand slam of year
- The former Mauritanian province of Tiris al-Gharbiyya in Western Sahara is annexed by Morocco.
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