Sunday August 12, 1979US date format: 8/12/1979, UK date format: 12/8/1979
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Klassen and Austra Skujytė.
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 Ride on Stranger.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Rescue or Trek-80.
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- Cindy Klassen: Canadian speed skater.
- Austra Skujytė: Lithuanian pentathlete.
- Austra Skujyte: Lithuanian athlete.
- DJ Houlton: American baseball player.
- D Houlton: American baseball player.
- Ian Hutchinson: English motorcycle racer.
- Sir Ernst Boris Chain: British biochemist, Nobel laureate (Born...
- Whoopee! closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 204 performances
- Iran press censors start massive book burnings
- Judy wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic Rankin
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chic - Good Times
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- After The Love Has Gone - Earth, Wind & Fire
- Chase Me - ConFunkShun
- The Jones Girls - You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Teena Marie - I'm A Sucker For Your Love
- Stephanie Mills - What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'
- Peter Brown - Crank It Up (Funk Town) Pt. 1
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