Sunday November 18, 1979
US date format: 11/18/1979, UK date format: 18/11/1979
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Steve Bechler and Nate Parker.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Still by Commodores.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Last Hurrah for Chivalry, directed by John Woo, 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 Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutie Q or Galaxian.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 18, 1979?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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- Freddie Fitzsimmons: American baseball player coach and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Commodores - Still
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
Sport Games on November 18, 1979
- Baltimore Colts - New England Patriots : 21 - 50
- Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 21 - 42
- Dallas Cowboys - Washington Redskins : 20 - 34
- Denver Broncos - San Francisco 49ers : 38 - 28
- Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 7 - 14
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?