Friday 20 April 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maël Renouard and Nathan Marquardt.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Knock On Wood by Amii Stewart.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turtle's Progress.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Programming or Beam Invader.
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- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Nathan Marquardt: American mixed martial artist.
- Maël Renouard: French philosopher, writer and translator.
- Ludovic Magnin: Swiss footballer and coach.
- Nate Marquardt: American mixed martial artist.
- Tatyana Polnova: Russian pole vaulter.
- Peter Donald: Host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60.
- President Jimmy Carter is attacked by a swamp rabbit while fishing in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, USA.
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