Sunday November 11, 1979, Veteran's Day
US date format: 11/11/1979, UK date format: 11/11/1979
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Radivoje Bukvic and Raima Sen.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Heartache Tonight by Eagles.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
The Rose, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starhawk or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 11, 1979?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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- Boston Court issues occupancy permit for Cambridge Buddhist Center
- Dimitri Tiomkin: Ukrainian-American composer and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 11, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Commodores - Still
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- David Ruffin - Break My Heart
Sport Games on November 11, 1979
- Atlanta Falcons - New York Giants : 3 - 24
- Baltimore Colts - Miami Dolphins : 0 - 19
- Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 14 - 12
- Los Angeles Rams - Chicago Bears : 23 - 27
- Minnesota Vikings - Green Bay Packers : 7 - 19
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?