Tuesday 16 October 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kristy Hinze and Nicola Blackwood.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Rise by Herb Alpert.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
...And Justice for All., directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Rose of Versailles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Programming or Trek-80.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Kristy Hinze: Australian model actress and television host.
- Nicola Blackwood: South African-English politician.
- Erin Brown: American actress, model, filmmaker, and musician.
- A tsunami in Nice, France kills 23 people.
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