Thursday January 11, 1979
US date format: 1/11/1979, UK date format: 11/1/1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 11, 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 Siti Nurhaliza and Darren Lynn Bousman.
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 Star Fire or Deep Scan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 11, 1979?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 11, 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 11If January 11, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 8 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 13 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 11, 1979?
On January 11, 1979 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is January 11, 1979?
On January 11, 1979 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 11, 1979?
On January 11, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 11, 1979?
On January 11, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 11, 1979?
On January 11, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 11, 1979?
On January 11, 1979 several famous people were born including, Siti Nurhaliza, Darren Lynn Bousman, Henry Shefflin.
Which famous people died on January 11, 1979?
Famous people died on January 11, 1979 include, Jack Soo.
What was the number one song in January 11, 1979?
The number one song in the week of January 11, 1979 was Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees in US and YMCA by The Village People in UK.
What were the top hits on January 11, 1979?
The top hits on January 11, 1979 were Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, Le Freak by Chic, My Life by Billy Joel in US and YMCA by The Village People, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick by Ian & The Blockheads, Lay Your Love On Me by Racey in UK.