What the sky looked like on October 22, 1979
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 10/22/1979, UK date format: 22/10/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 22, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Irene Malin and Doni .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Rise by Herb Alpert.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
Promises in the Dark, directed by Jerome Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Powers That Be by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Millionenbauer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sheriff or Bowling.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 22, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 22, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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?