Monday 15 January 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include François Gelez and Drew Brees.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Osma ofanziva.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon of Death or Aim for the Ace!.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
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