Friday 23 February 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
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.
The 47 Ronin, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Sixth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Djavolje sjeme.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Temple of Apshai or Aim for the Ace!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
Famous Birthdays:23 February
- WAC Bennett: Canadian politician (Born 1900).
- 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
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