Sunday April 15, 1979
US date format: 4/15/1979, UK date format: 15/4/1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Luke Evans (actor) and Karen David.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Dubin'S Lives by Bernard Malamud was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Datestones of Ryn or NASL Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 15, 1979?
- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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- 43rd Golf Masters Championship: Fuzzy Zoeller wins, shooting a 280.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 15, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- G.Q. - Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)
- Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl)
- The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- Chic - I Want Your Love
- Amii Stewart - Knock On Wood
- George Benson - Love Ballad
- Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer
- Narada Michael Walden - I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance With You)
- Foxy - Hot Number
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?