Monday January 22, 1979

US date format: 1/22/1979, UK date format: 22/1/1979

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 22, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z by Ann Landers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Trek-80 or Bomb Bee.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.

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Movies

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The Warriors

The Warriors

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler

Country: United States of America

Phantasm

Phantasm

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester

Country: United States of America

Love on the Run

Love on the Run

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

Search and Destroy

Search and Destroy

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Perry King, Don Stroud, Tisa Farrow, George Kennedy

Screams of a Winter Night

Screams of a Winter Night

Directed by: James L. Wilson

Starring: Matt Borel, Gil Glasgow, Patrick Byers, Mary Agen Cox

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TV Series

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You Can't Do That on Television

You Can't Do That on Television

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

Country: Canada

Turnabout

Turnabout

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

Danger UXB

Danger UXB

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

A Woman Called Moses

A Woman Called Moses

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Days to next January 22

If January 22, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z by Ann Landers

The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z

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Classic Ann Landers self help: covers all topics: medical; social; sexual; spiritual. Vol. I ends in the H subjects.

Wanderings by Chaim Potok

Wanderings

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A fascinating history of the Jews, told by a master novelist, here is Chaim Potok's fascinating, moving four thousand-year history. Recreating great historical events, exporing Jewish life in its infinite variety

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance

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These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.The

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs

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Linda Goodman's Love Signs: A New Approach to the Human Heart [Paperback]

Nurse by Peggy Anderson

Nurse

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THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER-OVER TWO MILLION COPIES SOLD! A shocking, inspirational bestseller, Nurse is the story of eight weeks in the life of a nurse in a large urban hospital.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Trek-80

Trek-80

Platform: TRS-80

Basic Programming

Basic Programming

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

Bomb Bee

Bomb Bee

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Space Fever

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 22, 1979?

On January 22, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 22, 1979?

On January 22, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

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 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 22, 1979?

On January 22, 1979 several famous people were born including, Melanie Winiger, Carlos Ruiz, Aidan Burley.

Which famous people died on January 22, 1979?

Famous people died on January 22, 1979 include, Ali Hassan Salameh [Abu Hassan].

What was the number one song in January 22, 1979?

The number one song in the week of January 22, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic in US and YMCA by The Village People in UK.

What were the top hits on January 22, 1979?

The top hits on January 22, 1979 were Le Freak by Chic, Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, Y.M.C.A. by Village People in US and YMCA by The Village People, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick by Ian & The Blockheads, Lay Your Love On Me by Racey in UK.


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