Sunday January 14, 1979

US date format: 1/14/1979, UK date format: 14/1/1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 14, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Karen Elson and Soprano (rapper). 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. Nosferatu the Vampyre, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while A Time For Truth by William E. Simon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Danger UXB. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Tail Gunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1979 or at January 14 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 14, 1979?


Holidays

  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • See more

Events

  • US President Jimmy Carter proposes Martin Luther King's birthday be a holiday.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Roland Topor

Country: United States of America

Halloween

Halloween

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Country: United States of America

Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

Directed by: Prakash Mehra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rakhee Gulzar, Rekha

Comes a Horseman

Comes a Horseman

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard

The Wiz

The Wiz

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Danger UXB

Danger UXB

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

A Woman Called Moses

A Woman Called Moses

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Running Blind

Running Blind

Directed by: Ryan Suffern

The Innes Book of Records

The Innes Book of Records

Starring: Neil Innes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next January 14

If January 14, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 8 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 13 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1979?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

A Time For Truth by William E. Simon

A Time For Truth

By:

A distinguished conservative dissects the economic and political policies that threaten our liberty - and points the way to an American Renaissance.

Illusions by Richard Bach

Illusions

By:

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of …

Julia Child & Company by Julia Child

Julia Child & Company

By:

Julia Child

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance

By:

These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.The

The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald

The Empty Copper Sea

By:

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Empty Copper Sea is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.Asking

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beam Invader

Beam Invader

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tekunon Kougyou

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

The Datestones of Ryn

The Datestones of Ryn

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore PET/CBM, TRS-80

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Epyx

Tail Gunner

Tail Gunner

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Alien Attack

Alien Attack

Platform: Handheld video game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Coleco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 14, 1979?

On January 14, 1979 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 14, 1979?

On January 14, 1979 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 14, 1979?

On January 14, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 14, 1979?

On January 14, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 14, 1979?

On January 14, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 14, 1979?

On January 14, 1979 several famous people were born including, Karen Elson, Soprano (rapper), Daniela Freitas.

Which famous people died on January 14, 1979?

Famous people died on January 14, 1979 include, Thomas DeSimone.

What was the number one song in January 14, 1979?

The number one song in the week of January 14, 1979 was Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees in US and YMCA by The Village People in UK.

What were the top hits on January 14, 1979?

The top hits on January 14, 1979 were Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, Le Freak by Chic, My Life by Billy Joel in US and YMCA by The Village People, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick by Ian & The Blockheads, Lay Your Love On Me by Racey in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes