Tuesday 24 April 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Lynn Howard and Laurentia Tan.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Heart Of Glass by Blondie.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Overload by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turtle's Progress.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Fire or Barrier.
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- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
Famous Birthdays:24 April
- John Carroll: American archbishop ex-Jesuit founder of Georgetown University (d. 1815).
- Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election.
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