Sunday 18 November 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
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.
Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Broca'S Brain by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asteroids or Star Trek: Phaser Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
Famous Birthdays:18 November
- Freddie Fitzsimmons: American baseball player coach and manager (d. 1979).
- Ayatollah Khomeini charges US ambassador / embassy espionage
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Sport Games on 18 November 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
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