Wednesday November 14, 1979
US date format: 11/14/1979, UK date format: 14/11/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Olga Kurylenko and Mavie Hörbiger.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Still by Commodores.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Last Hurrah for Chivalry, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Attack or Star Raiders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 14, 1979?
- India - Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru: Children's Day
- United States - National Children's Book Week begins
- Roman festivals - Equorum Probatio
- Iran hostage crisis: US President Jimmy Carter issues Executive order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the hostage crisis.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 14, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Commodores - Still
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 14, 1979?
On November 14, 1979 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is November 14, 1979?
On November 14, 1979 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 14, 1979?
On November 14, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 14, 1979?
On November 14, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 14, 1979?
On November 14, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 14, 1979?
On November 14, 1979 several famous people were born including, Olga Kurylenko, Mavie Hörbiger, Tobin Esperance.
What was the number one song in November 14, 1979?
The number one song in the week of November 14, 1979 was Still by Commodores in US and When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook in UK.
What were the top hits on November 14, 1979?
The top hits on November 14, 1979 were Still by Commodores, Dim All The Lights by Donna Summer, No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand in US and When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook, One Day At A Time by Lena Martell, Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen in UK.