Saturday July 21, 1979
US date format: 7/21/1979, UK date format: 21/7/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 21, 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 Caroline Ithurbide and David Carr.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits.
Pacific Inferno, directed by Rolf Bayer, 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 Ride on Stranger.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Invader or Aim for the Ace!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 21, 1979?
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- 108th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 283 at Royal Lytham
- National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, New York) dedicated.
- Ludwig Renn: Writer, dies at 90.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 21, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Chic - Good Times
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- ConFunkShun - Chase Me
- The Jones Girls - You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- McFadden & Whitehead - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Do You Wanna Go Party
- Teena Marie - I'm A Sucker For Your Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 21If July 21, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 2 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 20 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 21, 1979?
On July 21, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 21, 1979?
On July 21, 1979 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 21, 1979?
On July 21, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 21, 1979?
On July 21, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 21, 1979?
On July 21, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 21, 1979?
On July 21, 1979 several famous people were born including, Caroline Ithurbide, Tamika Catchings, David Carr.
Which famous people died on July 21, 1979?
Famous people died on July 21, 1979 include, Ludwig Renn.
What was the number one song in July 21, 1979?
The number one song in the week of July 21, 1979 was Bad Girls by Donna Summer in US and Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army in UK.
What were the top hits on July 21, 1979?
The top hits on July 21, 1979 were Bad Girls by Donna Summer, Ring My Bell by Anita Ward, Hot Stuff by Donna Summer in US and Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army, Silly Games by Janet Kay, I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats in UK.