Saturday December 15, 1979
US date format: 12/15/1979, UK date format: 15/12/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 15, 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 Adam Brody and Edele Lynch.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Babe by Styx.
In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits.
Being There, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tail Gunner or Deep Scan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 15, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 15, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Eagles - Heartache Tonight
- Supertramp - Take The Long Way Home
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on December 15, 1979
- Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 18 - 13
- New York Jets - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 24
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 15If December 15, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 9 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 24 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?