Friday February 23, 1979
US date format: 2/23/1979, UK date format: 23/2/1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 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 Yodelice and Maria Stepanova.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Norma Rae, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Bright Flows The River by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Worzel Gummidge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Invasion Orion or Galaxian.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 23, 1979?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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- Sarava opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 140 performances
- Frank Peterson Jr named 1st black general in Marine Corps
- George Harrison releases George Harrison album
- WAC Bennett: Canadian politician (Born 1900).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 23, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
- Tavares - Never Had A Love Like This Before
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Third World - Now That We Found Love
- Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 23If February 23, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 26 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 February 23, 1979?
On February 23, 1979 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is February 23, 1979?
On February 23, 1979 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 23, 1979?
On February 23, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 23, 1979?
On February 23, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 23, 1979?
On February 23, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 23, 1979?
On February 23, 1979 several famous people were born including, Yodelice , Maria Stepanova, S E Cupp.
Which famous people died on February 23, 1979?
Famous people died on February 23, 1979 include, WAC Bennett.
What was the number one song in February 23, 1979?
The number one song in the week of February 23, 1979 was Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie in UK.
What were the top hits on February 23, 1979?
The top hits on February 23, 1979 were Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart, Fire by Pointer Sisters, A Little More Love by Olivia Newton-John in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Chiquitita by Abba, Woman In Love by The Three Degrees in UK.