What the sky looked like on May 23, 1979
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 5/23/1979, UK date format: 23/5/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Campbell and Martin Giroux.
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 Armor Battle or Heiankyo Alien.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
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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?