Monday January 15, 1979
US date format: 1/15/1979, UK date format: 15/1/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include François Gelez and Ken Chu.
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.
Love on the Run, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z by Ann Landers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turnabout.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starhawk or Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 15, 1979?
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 15, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - I Don't Know If It's Right
- Chic - Le Freak
- ADC Band - Long Stroke
- Bonnie Pointer - Free Me From My Freedom/Tie Me To A Tree (Handcuff Me)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 15If January 15, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 16 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 15, 1979?
On January 15, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is January 15, 1979?
On January 15, 1979 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 15, 1979?
On January 15, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 15, 1979?
On January 15, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 15, 1979?
On January 15, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 15, 1979?
On January 15, 1979 several famous people were born including, François Gelez, Drew Brees, Ken Chu.
What was the number one song in January 15, 1979?
The number one song in the week of January 15, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic in US and YMCA by The Village People in UK.
What were the top hits on January 15, 1979?
The top hits on January 15, 1979 were Le Freak by Chic, Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, My Life by Billy Joel in US and YMCA by The Village People, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick by Ian & The Blockheads, Lay Your Love On Me by Racey in UK.