Friday 13 July 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Libuse Prusova and Melissa Duarte.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits.
The Villain, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sapphire & Steel.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Racing or Invasion Orion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 July 1979 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Libuse Prusova: Czech tennis player.
- Melissa Duarte: American youth stricken with a rare disease, a sudden fatality.
- Craig Bellamy: Welsh footballer.
- Daniel Díaz: Argentinian footballer.
- Jonathan Goulet: Canadian mixed martial artist.
- Libuše Průšová: Czech tennis player
- Lucinda Ruh: Swiss figure skater and coach
- Fernando Salazar: Mexican footballer
- George Harrison releases Faster
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s In Love
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- David Naughton - Makin' It
- I Want You To Want Me (Live) - Cheap Trick
- Electric Light Orchestra - Shine A Little Love
- John Stewart - Gold
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