Tuesday 19 June 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kate Tsui and Soni Meduna.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer.
In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Escape from Alcatraz, directed by Donald Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Ss-Gb by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big Jim and the Figaro Club.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Raiders or Trek-80.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 June 1979 ?
- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Kate Tsui
- Soni Meduna: Omaha, Nebraska -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics).
- John Duddy: Northern Irish boxer.
- Moonika Aava: Estonian javelin thrower.
- Jose Kleberson: Brazilian football player.
- Vanessa Martinez: Movie Actress.
- Graeme Ballard: English sprinter.
- U Gambira: Burmese monk and activist.
- Quentin Jammer: American football player.
- José Kléberson: Brazilian footballer.
- Paul Popenoe: American founder of marriage counseling and scholar of eugenics (Born 1888).
- In New York 36,211 show up to witness return of Billy Martin as Yank mgr
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Supertramp - The Logical Song
- Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s In Love
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- Rex Smith - You Take My Breath Away
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