Friday 14 December 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Owen and Sophie Monk.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Babe by Styx.
In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits.
Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Duchess of Duke Street.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Battle or Star Trek: Phaser Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 December 1979 ?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Michael Owen: British soccer (football) star and celebrity with a soccer video, sports paraphernalia, product endorsements and 2004 autobiography to his name.
- Sophie Monk: Australian actress, singer, and model.
- Jean-Alain Boumsong: French footballer.
- Andrei Makrov: Estonian ice hockey player.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Eagles - Heartache Tonight
- Supertramp - Take The Long Way Home
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