Tuesday November 13, 1979
US date format: 11/13/1979, UK date format: 13/11/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 13, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Riccardo Scamarcio and Ron Artest.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Still by Commodores.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Last Hurrah for Chivalry, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aim for the Ace! or Ozma Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 13, 1979?
- Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
- R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
- Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- British newspaper Times resumes publishing after 1 year
- Willie Stargell and Keith Hernandez share NL MVP Award NL
- Ronald Reagan in New York announces his candidacy for President.
- Dimitris Psathas: Greek playwright (Born 1907).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 13, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Commodores - Still
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?