Saturday December 15, 1979

US date format: 12/15/1979, UK date format: 15/12/1979

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on December 15, 1979, here's what our experts found out: it was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac 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 movie released in 1979 while Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Ozma Wars.
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  • World Court in Hague rules Iran should release all US hostages.

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Being There

Being There

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden

Country: United States of America

Kramer vs. Kramer

Kramer vs. Kramer

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry

Country: United States of America

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All That Jazz

All That Jazz

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann Reinking

Country: United States of America

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The Electric Horseman

The Electric Horseman

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, Willie Nelson

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers, Ruth Gordon

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 15, 1979

Sport Games on December 15, 1979


NFL

American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 18 - 13
  • New York Jets - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 24
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Books

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Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book

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"Her audience is everyone who has ever married, had children, gotten to middle age, owned a dog or a duck."DALLAS TIMES HERALDIn this book Erma comes out--out of the kitchen--with these

Serpentine by Thomas Thompson

Serpentine

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With compelling style and suspense this true-crime book reconstructs the bizarre, bloody journey of a mesmerizing but sinister young man named Charles Sobhraj.

The Old Patagonian Express by Paul Theroux

The Old Patagonian Express

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Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine,

Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

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Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan …

The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum

The Matarese Circle

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An international circle of killers, the Matarese will undoubtedly take over the world within just two years. Only two rival spies have the power to stop them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beam Invader

Beam Invader

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tekunon Kougyou

Ozma Wars

Ozma Wars

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 3 / PSP

Genre: fixed shooter

Publisher: SNK

Tail Gunner

Tail Gunner

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Starhawk

Starhawk

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Deep Scan

Deep Scan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Sega Saturn (as a minigame in Die Hard Arcade)

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 15, 1979?

On December 15, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 15, 1979?

On December 15, 1979 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 15, 1979?

On December 15, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 15, 1979?

On December 15, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 15, 1979?

On December 15, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 15, 1979?

On December 15, 1979 several famous people were born including, Adam Brody, Edele Lynch, Keavy Lynch.

Which famous people died on December 15, 1979?

Famous people died on December 15, 1979 include, Bern Hoffman.

What was the number one song in December 15, 1979?

The number one song in the week of December 15, 1979 was Babe by Styx in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd in UK.

What were the top hits on December 15, 1979?

The top hits on December 15, 1979 were Babe by Styx, Still by Commodores, Please Don't Go by K.C and the Sunshine Band in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, Walking On The Moon by The Police, I Have A Dream by Abba in UK.