Tuesday September 18, 1979
US date format: 9/18/1979, UK date format: 18/9/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Alison Lohman and Simon Trpčeski.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Lahu Ke Do Rang, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Quest For The Best by Stanley Marcus was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face the Music.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Cosmic Guerilla.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 18, 1979?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- The Who opens NYC concerts at Madison Square Garden
- Gene Kelly: American dancer, actor, director and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 18, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Maxine Nightingale - Lead Me On
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Commodores - Sail On
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- Ashford & Simpson - Found A Cure
- Cameo - I Just Want To Be
- Mass Production - Firecracker
- Chic - Good Times
- Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- The O'Jays - Sing A Happy Song
- GQ - Make My Dreams A Reality
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Commodores - Sail On
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 18If September 18, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 10 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 15 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?