Saturday 18 August 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alexander Mikhaylin and Mohib Mirza.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Good Times by Chic.
In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Life of Brian, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while I'M Dancing As Fast As I Can by Barbara Gordon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carol Burnett & Company.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek: Phaser Strike or Cutie Q.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Alexander Mikhaylin
- Mohib Mirza: Pakistani actor and director.
- Stuart Dew: Australian rules footballer.
- Iran Ayatollah Khomeini demands Saint War against Kurds
- Nick Lowe marries singer Carlene Carter
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chic - Good Times
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Barbra Streisand - The Main Event & Fight
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Dr. Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Raydio - You Can't Change That
- Elton John - Mama Can't Buy You Love
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