Tuesday May 22, 1979
US date format: 5/22/1979, UK date format: 22/5/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 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 Maggie Q and Romain Cabon.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Stalker, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Stories Of John Cheever by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carga Pesada.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Trek-80 or Sundance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 22, 1979?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
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- Canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau.
- Commencement of first ICC Trophy (PNG versus East Africa and Singapore versus Argentina).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 22, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Village People - In The Navy
- Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out
- Wings - Goodnight Tonight
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Suzi Quatro - Stumblin' In
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Love Is The Answer
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 22If May 22, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 23 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 May 22, 1979?
On May 22, 1979 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 22, 1979?
On May 22, 1979 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 22, 1979?
On May 22, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 1979?
On May 22, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 22, 1979?
On May 22, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 22, 1979?
On May 22, 1979 several famous people were born including, Maggie Q, Romain Cabon, Marco Siffredi.
What was the number one song in May 22, 1979?
The number one song in the week of May 22, 1979 was Reunited by Peaches & Herb in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.
What were the top hits on May 22, 1979?
The top hits on May 22, 1979 were Reunited by Peaches & Herb, Hot Stuff by Donna Summer, In The Navy by Village People in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, Pop Muzik by M, Sunday Girl by Blondie in UK.