Saturday 21 July 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Caroline Ithurbide and Tamika Catchings.
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.
The Amityville Horror, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Sophie's Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Odisea burbujas.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tail Gunner or Armor Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Caroline Ithurbide
- Tamika Catchings: American basketball player.
- David Carr: American football player.
- Luis Michel: Mexican footballer.
- Andriy Voronin: Ukrainian football player.
- Ludwig Renn: Writer, dies at 90.
- 108th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 283 at Royal Lytham
- National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, New York) dedicated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Chic - Good Times
- David Naughton - Makin' It
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- I Want You To Want Me (Live) - Cheap Trick
- Electric Light Orchestra - Shine A Little Love
- John Stewart - Gold
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
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