Saturday 24 February 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Bosquet and Jesse Billauer.
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 Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Djavolje sjeme.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US) or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
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- War between North and South Yemen begins.
- Highest price ever paid for a pig, US$42,500, in Stamford, Texas.
- Ethiopia recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
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