Thursday 12 April 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claire Danes in New York City and Mateja Kezman.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, 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 Highcliffe Manor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-Player Bowling Alley or Speed Freak.
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1979 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Claire Danes in New York City: New York; actress (Angela - My So Called Life, Romeo and Juliet).
- Mateja Kezman: Serbian footballer.
- Jennifer Morrison: American actress and model.
- Claire Danes: TV Actress.
- Jordan De Jong: American baseball player.
- Elena Grosheva: Russian gymnast
- Mateja Kežman: Serbian footballer
- Paul Nicholls: English actor
- Cristian Ranalli: Italian footballer
- Soyuz 33 returns to Earth.
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