Monday June 11, 1979

US date format: 6/11/1979, UK date format: 11/6/1979

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 11, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Michael A Welsh and Michael Welsh. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer. In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Escape from Alcatraz, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while A Necessary Woman by Helen Van Slyke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mallens. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Rescue or Deep Scan.
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  • Chuck Berry pleads guilty to income tax evasion, sentenced to 4 months

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Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

Country: United States of America

The Main Event

The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

Rocky II

Rocky II

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: William Katt, Tom Berenger, Jeff Corey, John Schuck

Prophecy

Prophecy

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante, Richard Dysart

TV Series

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The Mallens

The Mallens

Directed by: Brian Mills

Carga Pesada

Carga Pesada

Thundercloud

Thundercloud

Directed by: Talon Clemow

Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Directed by: William G. Stewart

Here's to Your Health

Here's to Your Health

Days to next June 11

If June 11, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 3 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 10 days.
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Books

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A Necessary Woman by Helen Van Slyke

A Necessary Woman

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A WOMAN’S VOYAGE OF DECISIONMary Farr Morgan seemingly had everything—a handsome husband, a brilliant career, good looks, superb vitality. Only she knew of her aching hunger—for a man who could make

The Pigeon Project by Irving Wallace

The Pigeon Project

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The Secret. Every man and woman has dreamed of it. Now it's within reach.. and they'll do anything to possess it.

Shibumi by Trevanian

Shibumi

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Nicholai Hel is the world’s most wanted man. Born in Shanghai during the chaos of World War I, he is the son of an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German

The Stories Of John Cheever by John Cheever

The Stories Of John Cheever

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NATIONAL BESTSELLERWinner of the Pulitzer PrizeWhen The Stories of John Cheever was originally published, it became an immediate national bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. In

Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill

Hanta Yo

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Basic Programming

Basic Programming

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

Lunar Rescue

Lunar Rescue

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space flight Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Armor Battle

Armor Battle

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

Deep Scan

Deep Scan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Sega Saturn (as a minigame in Die Hard Arcade)

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 11, 1979?

On June 11, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is June 11, 1979?

On June 11, 1979 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 11, 1979?

On June 11, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 11, 1979?

On June 11, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 11, 1979?

On June 11, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 11, 1979?

On June 11, 1979 several famous people were born including, Michael A Welsh, Ali Boussaboun, Michael Welsh.

Which famous people died on June 11, 1979?

Famous people died on June 11, 1979 include, August Maes, John Wayne American film actor starring in over 250 films dies at age 72 after battling cancer for m.

What was the number one song in June 11, 1979?

The number one song in the week of June 11, 1979 was Hot Stuff by Donna Summer in US and Sunday Girl by Blondie in UK.

What were the top hits on June 11, 1979?

The top hits on June 11, 1979 were Hot Stuff by Donna Summer, We Are Family by Sister Sledge, Ring My Bell by Anita Ward in US and Sunday Girl by Blondie, Ring My Bell by Anita Ward, Dance Away by Roxy Music in UK.


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