Friday 16 February 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Valentino Rossi and Stéphane Dalmat.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Djavolje sjeme.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek: Phaser Strike or Temple of Apshai.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- Valentino Rossi: Italian motorcycle racer, he holds first place in all time 500 cc/MotoGP race wins standings.
- Stéphane Dalmat: French footballer (soccer player) who played as a midfielder.
- Emma Louise: DeSilets; Miss Washington Teen-USA (1997).
- Eric Mun: American-South Korean singer and actor (Shinhwa).
- George Harrison releases Blow Away
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Chic - Le Freak
- Nicolette Larson - Lotta Love
- Barry Manilow - Somewhere In The Night
- Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin'
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