Wednesday May 16, 1979US date format: 5/16/1979, UK date format: 16/5/1979
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
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 Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carga Pesada.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head On or Lunar Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1979
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1979 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Kaila Yu
- Jessica Morris
- McKenzie Lee: English pornographic actress.
- Barbara Nedeljáková: Slovak actress.
- NL approves Astros sales from Ford Motors to John J McMullen for $19M
- FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel, Switzerland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- G.Q. - Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)
- Raydio - You Can't Change That
- Foxy - Hot Number
- The Isley Brothers - I Wanna Be With You
- Tyrone Davis - In The Mood
- Maze - Feel That You're Feelin'
- The Gap Band - Shake
- The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- George Benson - Love Ballad
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?