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..
Which were the important events of January 14, 1979?
- 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.
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- US President Jimmy Carter proposes Martin Luther King's birthday be a holiday.
- Thomas DeSimone: gangster associate of the Lucchese crime...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 14, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Chic - Le Freak
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - I Don't Know If It's Right
- ADC Band - Long Stroke
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Rose Royce - Love Don't Live Here Anymore
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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.