Thursday November 22, 1979
US date format: 11/22/1979, UK date format: 22/11/1979
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Nagico Tono and Scott Robinson (singer).
In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
I'm for the Hippopotamus, directed by Italo Zingarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Emilia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Super Invader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 22, 1979?
- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
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- Anne Vondeling: Male Dutch soc democratic...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 22, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Commodores - Still
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Switch - I Call Your Name
Sport Games on November 22, 1979
- Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 0 - 20
- Houston Oilers - Dallas Cowboys : 30 - 24
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?