Saturday 20 January 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rob Bourdon and Will Young.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
Love on the Run, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while In Search Of History by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turnabout.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Wars or Dungeon of Death.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 20 January 1979
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1979 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Rob Bourdon: Drummer.
- Will Young: English singer-songwriter and actor who shot to fame after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the British music contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise.
- Yseult Gervy: Dutch pro swimmer who placed 25th in the Atlanta Olympics in the 100m backstroke.
- Jérôme Thomas: French boxer, competing in the flyweight (–51 kg) division.
- Asaka Kubo: Japanese gravure idol of 20th Century.
- Shang Yi: Chinese footballer.
- Gustav Winckler: Danish singer-songwriter (d. 1979).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #11 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - I Don't Know If It's Right
- Chic - Le Freak
- ADC Band - Long Stroke
- Bonnie Pointer - Free Me From My Freedom/Tie Me To A Tree (Handcuff Me)
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?