Saturday 13 January 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jill Wagner and Katy Brand.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Evergreen by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Innes Book of Records.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABPA Backgammon or Sundance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1979 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:13 January
- Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- The Village People - YMCA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall
- Ian & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
- The Police - Walking On The Moon
- Abba - I Have A Dream
- Racey - Lay Your Love On Me
- Elton John - Song For Guy
- The Tourists - I Only Want To Be With You
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Earth Wind & Fire - September
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