Monday 22 January 1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Melanie Winiger and Carlos Ruiz.
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.
while Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Osma ofanziva.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABPA Backgammon or Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US).
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- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Melanie Winiger: Miss Switzerland-Universe (1997).
- Carlos Ruiz: Panamanian baseball player.
- Aidan Burley: New Zealand-English politician.
- Ali Hassan Salameh [Abu Hassan]: killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes.
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