What the sky looked like on January 16, 1979
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 1/16/1979, UK date format: 16/1/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Aaliyah and Muntadhar al-Zaidi.
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 Stories Of John Cheever by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turnabout.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian or Super Invader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Which were the important events of January 16, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1979?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?