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What day of the week was January 22, 1979?


January 22, 1979 was a Monday and it was the 22nd day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 22, 1979 can also be written as 1/22/1979 in the US and as 22/1/1979 in UK and Europe.

January 22, 1979 in January 1979 calendar

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January 22, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 22nd is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 22, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 22, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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January 22, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 22, 1979 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 22, 1979 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 22, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 26% full, rising at 01:10 am and setting at 12:49 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jan 13, 1979 while the next full moon would come on Feb 12, 1979.

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Who was born on January 22, 1979?


Famous people born on January 22, 1979:

  • Nivin Spates

    American comedian and actor who has appeared on various TV shows and movies.

  • Chandan Roy Sanyal

    Indian actor known for his work in Bollywood films.

  • Petra Majdic

    Slovenian skier who won multiple World Championship medals.

  • Carlos Ruiz

    Panamanian baseball player.

  • Melanie Winiger

    Miss switzerland-universe (1997).

  • Aidan Burley

    New zealand-english politician.

  • Matteo Pelliciari
  • Cássio de Souza Soares
  • Viliame Toma
  • Rangsan Viwatchaichok
  • Rikard Andreasson
  • Anna Žimskaja
  • Christian Araboni
  • Tanja Gutmann
  • Judit Kajdácsi
  • Svein Oddvar Moen
  • Katja Munck
  • Michael Yano

Whose famous birthday is on January 22nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 22nd:

  • Namrata Shirodkar
    Namrata Shirodkar

    Indian actress who primarily worked in Bollywood films and won the Miss India pageant in 1993.

  • Michael Hutchence
    Michael Hutchence

    Australian singer and musician.

  • Jim Jarmusch
    Jim Jarmusch

    American film-maker with a czech-german-french-irish background.

  • Piper Laurie
    Piper Laurie

    Piper Laurie is an American actress who has been nominated for multiple Academy Awards for her performances in films like 'The Hustler' and...

  • Diane Lane
    Diane Lane

    Diane lane is an american actress known for her roles in films such as unfaithful, under the tuscan sun, and the perfect storm.

  • Linda Blair
    Linda Blair

    American model who was five years old.

  • John Hurt
    John Hurt

    British actor who is widely recognized for his tv roles as quentin crisp, the famous homosexual, in "the naked civil servant" (tv) and...

  • Sam Cooke
    Sam Cooke

    American singer with amazing singing talent.

  • Olivia d'Abo
    Olivia d'Abo

    English-american actress and singer.

  • Bill Bixby
    Bill Bixby

    American actor who charmed two generations with five tv series, including "my favorite martian", 1963, "the courtship of eddie's father" and...

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How old is someone born on January 22, 1979?


Someone born on January 22, 1979 is:

45 years 4 months old,

or 544 months and 22 days old,

or 2368 weeks and 3 days old,

or 16579 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 22, 1979?

There are 223 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday January 22nd 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 22, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on January 22, 1979.

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January 22, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on January 22, 1979:

  • Lulie Hardenbergh

    Renowned actress known for her performances on Broadway and in films.

  • Carolyna Paulus

    Carolyna Paulus was a German expressionist painter known for her vibrant and emotive paintings.

  • Hadley Richardson

    American author and the first wife of Ernest Hemingway.

  • Ali Hassan Salameh

    Palestinian rebel leader (b. 1940).

  • Ali Hassan Salameh [Abu Hassan]

    Car bomb killed; believed to be responsible for the massacre of 1972 munich olympics athletes.

  • Carl Miller
  • Umberto Beer
  • Domenico Tosi

What famous deaths happened on January 22nd?

Famous deaths on January 22nd:

  • Telly Savalas
    Telly Savalas

    Telly Savalas was an American actor, singer, and businessman, best known for his role as the title character in the television series Kojak.

  • Heath Ledger
    Heath Ledger

    Australian actor.

  • Jean Simmons
    Jean Simmons

    British actress onscreen since 1944.

  • Ann Miller
    Ann Miller

    American dancer, who was a star in broadway's "sugar babies" alongside mickey rooney.

  • Liz Renay
    Liz Renay

    American exotic dancer, model and stripper.

  • Alma Rubens
    Alma Rubens

    American actress (born 1897).

  • Jobyna Ralston
    Jobyna Ralston

    Actress (wings girl shy, freshman), is killed at 66.

  • Frances Gifford
    Frances Gifford

    Emphysema deaths at 71.

  • Alan Hale
    Alan Hale

    American actor.

  • Roy Brown
    Roy Brown

    American singer-songwriter.

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January 22, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on January 22, 1979:

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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January 22, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 22, 1979 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 22nd and January 28th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


January 22, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 22, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic, according to the music chart for the week January 22nd and January 28th.

January 22, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 22, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 22nd and January 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Le Freak
  2. - Too Much Heaven
  3. - Y.M.C.A.
  4. - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
  5. - My Life

January 22, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on January 22, 1979 was YMCA by The Village People, according to the music chart for the week January 22nd and January 28th.

January 22, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on January 22, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 22nd and January 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - YMCA
  2. - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
  3. - Lay Your Love On Me
  4. - September
  5. - A Little More Love

January 22, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 22, 1979 was Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) by Parliament, according to the R&B music chart for the week January 22nd and January 28th.

January 22, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 22, 1979 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week January 22nd and January 28th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
  2. - September
  3. - I'm So Into You
  4. - Get Down
  5. - Got To Be Real

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January 22, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 22, 1979 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

You Can't Do That on Television

Release year: 1979

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

Turnabout

Release year: 1979

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

Danger UXB

Release year: 1979

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Matador

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Erik Balling

Starring: Jørgen Buckhøj, Buster Larsen, Ghita Nørby, Malene Schwartz

Country: Denmark

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Release year: 1978

January 22, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 22, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Wanderings by Chaim Potok

Wanderings

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This fascinating four-mile-long history of Jews is told by Chaim Potok, a master novelist. Exposing the richness of Jewish life, it recreates great historical events.

The Praise Singer by Mary Renault

The Praise Singer

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Mary Renault tells the story of Simonides, a great lyric poet. She brings to life a time when rulers in Greece had an unstable rule, poetry, music, royal patronage, and poetry.

Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee

Faeries

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Brian Froud's Faeries, published a quarter century ago, is still a classic fantasy book. It has more than a million copies worldwide.

The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden

The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady

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This facsimile reproduction is of the 1906 naturalist's journal. Edith Holden documented in words and pictures the British countryside's flora, fauna, and changes throughout the year.

Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

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Anna Friedman is a modern classic of passion, ambition and determination that forever changed how we view the brave immigrants who arrived on American shores. The story of Anna Friedman captures the turbulent emotions of the people.

January 22, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 22, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Adventure

Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Cutie Q

Cutie Q

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Temple of Apshai

Temple of Apshai

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore PET, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, IBM PC, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Macintosh, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Dungeon crawl RPG

Publisher: Automated Simulations

Football

Football

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

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Who was the US President on January 22, 1979?

On January 22, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 22, 1979?

On January 22, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 22, 1979?

On January 22, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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Back in 1979

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What is special about January 22nd?

January 22nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 22nd day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 22nd, such as:

  • 2019 - Israeli-palestinian conflict - a hamas militant is shot and killed, while two other hamas members are hurt when an israeli tank fires on the gaza strip following a violent protest. israel defense forces' action is in retaliation to a shooting that lightly injured an officer and for two brief palestinian incursions into israel.
  • 2018 - Seven people were killed in clashes with security forces and worshippers who took part in an ethiopian orthodox religious celebration marking timkat (epiphany), in woldiya. this was happening over the weekend.
  • 2017 - A 7.9 magnitude earthquake strikes west of panguna in papua new guinea below bougainville island. there are no immediate reports of major injuries or casualties. the tsunami alert for papua new guinea, solomon islands and new guinea has been canceled.

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What happened in 1979?

1979 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • Jose E dod Santos becomes President of Angola
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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What was the calendar for January 1979?

January 1979 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how January 1979 calendar looked like.

Monday January 22, 1979