Thursday 18 January 1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jay Chou and Hirofumi Arai.
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 Chesapeake by James A. Michener 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 Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US).
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1979 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Jay Chou: Taiwanese singer, producer, actor and director.
- Hirofumi Arai: Japanese actor.
- Ruslan Fedotenko: Ukrainian ice hockey player.
- Mark Fernandez: Filipino model and actor.
- Paulo Ferreira: Portuguese footballer.
- Brian Gionta: American ice hockey player
- Anastasia Grebenkina: Russian ice dancer and coach
- Kenyatta Jones: American football player
- Petra Yared: Australian actress
- Cyril Mockridge: Composer, dies at 82.
- Peter Jenkins finishes "A Walk Across America", in Florence, Oregon.
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