Tuesday April 17, 1979
US date format: 4/17/1979, UK date format: 17/4/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 17, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Lucila Solá and Tate Ellington.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
A Little Romance, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Nurse by Peggy Anderson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Racing or Tail Gunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 17, 1979?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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- Schoolchildren in the Central African Empire are arrested (and around 100 killed) for protesting against compulsory school uniforms. An African judicial commission later determines that Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa quotalmost certainlyquot took part in the massacre.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 17, 1979?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 17If April 17, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 12 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 17, 1979?
On April 17, 1979 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is April 17, 1979?
On April 17, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 17, 1979?
On April 17, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 17, 1979?
On April 17, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on April 17, 1979?
On April 17, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 17, 1979?
On April 17, 1979 several famous people were born including, Lucila Solá, Tate Ellington, Ken Duken.
What was the number one song in April 17, 1979?
The number one song in the week of April 17, 1979 was Knock On Wood by Amii Stewart in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.
What were the top hits on April 17, 1979?
The top hits on April 17, 1979 were Knock On Wood by Amii Stewart, I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor, Heart Of Glass by Blondie in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, Some Girls by Racey, Cool For Cats by Squeeze in UK.