Wednesday 14 March 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Anelka and Chris Klein.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor.
The Champ, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Bright Flows The River by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stockard Channing in Just Friends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Invasion Orion or Starhawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
- Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
- Saint Mathildis
- Saint Paulina
- Blessed Eve of Liege
- Japan - White Day: Japanese holiday similar to Valentine's Day (men give gifts to women).
- Nicolas Anelka: French football (soccer) player, who played for various teams at senior level (1996-2014).
- Chris Klein: American actor.
- Sead Ramovic: German-born Bosnian footballer.
- Christopher Cox: American noted family, the first child of Edward and Patricia Nixon Cox, the grandson of President Richard Nixon.
- Kizzy : Pop Singer.
- James Jordan: TV Actor.
- Santino Marella: Wrestler.
- Love : Angolan footballer.
- Sead Ramović: German-Bosnian footballer.
- Yoko Shibui: Japanese runner.
- Anthony Carelli: Italian-American professional wrestler.
- In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
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