Tuesday February 13, 1979
US date format: 2/13/1979, UK date format: 13/2/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 13, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Anders Breivik and Mena Suvari.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Bee or Star Raiders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 13, 1979?
- 2nd Emmy Sports Award presentation
- Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 13, 1979?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 13If February 13, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 9 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 20 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 13, 1979?
On February 13, 1979 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is February 13, 1979?
On February 13, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 13, 1979?
On February 13, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 13, 1979?
On February 13, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 13, 1979?
On February 13, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 13, 1979?
On February 13, 1979 several famous people were born including, Anders Breivik, Mena Suvari, Rafael Márquez.
What was the number one song in February 13, 1979?
The number one song in the week of February 13, 1979 was Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie in UK.
What were the top hits on February 13, 1979?
The top hits on February 13, 1979 were Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart, Y.M.C.A. by Village People, A Little More Love by Olivia Newton-John in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Chiquitita by Abba, Woman In Love by The Three Degrees in UK.