Wednesday May 16, 1979
US date format: 5/16/1979, UK date format: 16/5/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 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 Kaila Yu and Jessica Morris.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Alien, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carga Pesada.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Invasion Orion or Temple of Apshai.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 16, 1979?
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- NL approves Astros sales from Ford Motors to John J McMullen for $19M
- FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel, Switzerland.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16, 1979?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 16If May 16, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 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 May 16, 1979?
On May 16, 1979 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is May 16, 1979?
On May 16, 1979 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 16, 1979?
On May 16, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 16, 1979?
On May 16, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 16, 1979?
On May 16, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 16, 1979?
On May 16, 1979 several famous people were born including, Kaila Yu, Jessica Morris, McKenzie Lee.
Which famous people died on May 16, 1979?
Famous people died on May 16, 1979 include, Asa Philip Randolph, A Philip Randolph.
What was the number one song in May 16, 1979?
The number one song in the week of May 16, 1979 was Reunited by Peaches & Herb in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.
What were the top hits on May 16, 1979?
The top hits on May 16, 1979 were Reunited by Peaches & Herb, Hot Stuff by Donna Summer, In The Navy by Village People in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, Pop Muzik by M, Sunday Girl by Blondie in UK.