#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 13 February 1979

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julie Nagle and Anders Breivik. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while In Search Of History by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Djavolje sjeme. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABPA Backgammon or Alien Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1979 or at February 13 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 13 February 1979 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Djavolje sjeme

Starring: Ivo Gregurevic, Sven Lasta, Vera Zima, Miodrag Krivokapic

You Can't Do That on Television

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

More info

Osma ofanziva

Starring: Josip Pejakovic, Djordje Pura, Krunoslav Saric, Branko Licen

The Innes Book of Records

Starring: Neil Innes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Make Me Laugh

Written by: George Foster, Mort Green

Starring: Richard Belzer, Debra 'Tippit' Clark, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Anne Lockhart

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Warriors

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright

Country: United States

More info

Hardcore

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley

Country: United States

More info

The Great Train Robbery

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

More info

Every Which Way But Loose

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis

Country: United States

More info

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 13 February 1979!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 February 1979 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 13 February
Facts:
  • 2nd Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm.
  • An intense windstorm strikes western Washington and sinks a 1/2-mile-long section of the Hood Canal Bridge.
  • In Kabul, Muslim extremists kidnap the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dubs, who is later killed during a gunfight between his kidnappers and police.
  • Following her 1972 sex reassignment surgery, musician Wendy Carlos legally changes her name from Walter. She later reveals this information in an interview in the May 1979 issue of ''Playboy'' Magazine.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 13 February 1979 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1979?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ayatullah Khomeini -- Feb. 12, 1979
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8626
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Teng Hsiao-p'ing -- Feb. 5, 1979

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

In Search Of History

By: Theodore H. White

Franklin library collectible book

More info

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs

By: Linda Goodman

Linda Goodman's Love Signs: A New Approach to the Human Heart [Paperback]

More info

Wanderings

By: Chaim Potok

A fascinating history of the Jews, told by a master novelist, here is Chaim Potok's fascinating, moving four thousand-year history. Recreating great historical events, exporing Jewish life in its infinite variety

More info

A Distant Mirror

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics Sears

Alien Attack

Platform: Handheld video game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Coleco

More info

Monaco GP

Platform: Arcade, SG-1000

Genre: Racing / Driving

Publisher: Sega

More info

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

More info

Galaxy Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 13 February 1979 is such a special date for you!