Thursday 13 September 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lidia Avila and Geike Arnaert.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Onion Field, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Struck by Lightning.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Starhawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lidia Avila
- Geike Arnaert: Belgian singer (Hooverphonic).
- Tony Henry: English footballer.
- Ivan Miljković: Serbian volleyball player.
- China PR performs nuclear test
- South Africa grants independence to the ''homeland'' of Venda (not recognised outside South Africa).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
- Maxine Nightingale - Lead Me On
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Chic - Good Times
- Commodores - Sail On
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