Saturday May 19, 1979
US date format: 5/19/1979, UK date format: 19/5/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 19, 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 Andrea Pirlo and Bérénice Marlohe.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Alien, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carga Pesada.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Cutie Q.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 19, 1979?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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- In The Navy by Village People hits #3
- 105th Preakness: Ron Franklin aboard Spectacular Bid wins in 1:54.2.
- Guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 19, 1979?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?