Friday 16 November 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Çağla Kubat and Salli Wills.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Still by Commodores.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Memories Of Another Day by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Racing or Trek-80.
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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Çağla Kubat
- Salli Wills: Australia -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics).
- Michael Faustino: actor (brother of David).
- Louise Marwood: Soap Opera Actress.
- Tony Frias: American soccer player.
- Bruce Irons: American surfer.
- Paul McCartney releases Wonderful Christmas
- The first line of Bucharest Metro (Line M1) is opened from Timpuri Noi to Semanatoarea in Bucharest, Romania.
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