Monday November 12, 1979
US date format: 11/12/1979, UK date format: 12/11/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 12, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Cote de Pablo and Matt Cappotelli.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Still by Commodores.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Last Hurrah for Chivalry, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Space Fever.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 12, 1979?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- See more
- President Carter announces immediate halt to all imports of Iranian oil
- Dimitri Tiompkin: Composer, dies at 85.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 12, 1979?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Commodores - Still
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
Sport Games on November 12, 1979
- Philadelphia Eagles - Dallas Cowboys : 31 - 21
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?