Wednesday 17 January 1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nafissatou Diallo and Micaela Ramazzotti.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Osma ofanziva.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Battle or Star Trek: Phaser Strike.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Nafissatou Diallo
- Micaela Ramazzotti
- David Blue: rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at age 41.
- Sharon Chan
- Oleg Lisogor: Ukranian swimmer.
- Oleh Lisohor: Ukrainian swimmer.
- Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran
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