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..
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Which were the important events of 13 February 1979 ?
- Julie Nagle: Miss North Dakota Teen-USA (1997).
- Anders Breivik: Norwegian terrorist and the confessed perpetrator of the 2011 attacks in Norway.
- Rafael Marquez: Mexican footballer.
- Mena Suvari: American actress.
- Lucy Brown: English actress.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Chic - Le Freak
- Nicolette Larson - Lotta Love
- Barry Manilow - Somewhere In The Night
- Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin'
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