Saturday 21 April 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Édouard Fillias and James McAvoy.
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 Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turtle's Progress.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tail Gunner or Speed Freak.
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- Rome - city birthday.
- Saint Wolbodo
- Saint Konrad von Parzham
- Saint Anastasius I
- Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Texas-San Jacinto Day
- Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
- Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
- Bah�'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridv�n.
- Tiradentes - Brazil.
- Édouard Fillias: French classical liberal activist of Spanish origin.
- James McAvoy: Scottish actor, best known for his roles in "Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", "Wanted", "The Last King of Scotland", "Atonement", and as Professor Charles Xavier in "X-Men: First Class".
- Cindy Kurleto: Austrian-Filipino model and actress.
- Tobias Linderoth: French-Swedish footballer and coach.
- Carmelina closes at St. James Theater NYC after 17 performances
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