Monday May 14, 1979
US date format: 5/14/1979, UK date format: 14/5/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Mickaël Landreau and Sid Ahmed Rezala.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Alien, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carga Pesada.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sheriff or Barrier.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 14, 1979?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 14, 1979?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 14If May 14, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 25 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?