Wednesday January 24, 1979: on this day

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What day of the week was January 24, 1979?


January 24, 1979 was a Wednesday and it was the 24th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 24, 1979 can also be written as 1/24/1979 in the US and as 24/1/1979 in UK and Europe.

January 24, 1979 in January 1979 calendar

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January 24, 1979: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on January 24, 1979:

  • Us performs nuclear test at nevada test site.

January 24, 1979: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 24, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 24th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 24, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 24, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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January 24, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 24, 1979 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 24, 1979 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 24, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 9% full, rising at 03:18 am and setting at 02:33 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jan 13, 1979 while the next full moon would come on Feb 12, 1979.

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Who was born on January 24, 1979?


Famous people born on January 24, 1979:

  • Tatyana Ali
    Tatyana Ali

    Tatyana ali is an american singer and actress best known for her role as ashley banks on the tv show the fresh prince of bel-air.

  • Nik Wallenda

    Nik Wallenda is an American high-wire artist and daredevil who has performed numerous death-defying stunts.

  • Leandro Desábato

    Argentinian footballer.

  • Busy Signal

    Jamaican dancehall reggae artist.

  • Tom Kostopoulos

    Canadian ice hockey player.

  • Jérémy Louis-Sydney

    French police shot a radical islamist in strasbourg on 6 october 2012.

  • Tatyana M Ali in New York City

    New york actress (sesame street, fresh prince of bel air).

  • Michaela Garecht

    American missing person, age nine.

  • Giuliano Sangiorgi
  • Ertan Demiri
  • Gregory Berríos
  • Ivan Javorčić
  • Kim Sujun
  • Diego Martín Galindo
  • Ricardo Medina Jr.
  • Saverio Tommasi

Whose famous birthday is on January 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 24th:

  • Sharon Tate
    Sharon Tate

    American actress, model and sex symbol.

  • Mischa Barton
    Mischa Barton

    Mischa Barton is a British-American actress known for her role in the TV series 'The O.C.

  • Nastassja Kinski
    Nastassja Kinski

    German actress, well-known family member, the 1981 golden globe award winner for her role as the star in "tess of the d'urbervilles" was won...

  • Daniel Auteuil
    Daniel Auteuil

    French actor and one of france's most versatile actors, he has appeared in over 75 films since 2009 and continues to deliver strong...

  • Ed Helms
    Ed Helms

    Ed helms is an american actor, comedian, and singer known for his role as andy bernard in the television series the office and as stu price...

  • Riya Sen
    Riya Sen

    Riya sen is an indian actress known for her work in bollywood films and for being part of the famous sen family in the indian film industry.

  • Michio Kaku
    Michio Kaku

    American theoretical physicist and city college professor in new york city.

  • Michelle Hunziker
    Michelle Hunziker

    Swiss-italian tv hostess, actress and model, as well as singer.

  • Ernest Borgnine
    Ernest Borgnine

    American actor and tv star whose career spans more than six decades.

  • Stephanie Romanov
    Stephanie Romanov

    Actress (teri spencer-models inc) / model (elite).

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How old is someone born on January 24, 1979?


Someone born on January 24, 1979 is:

45 years 4 months old,

or 544 months and 20 days old,

or 2368 weeks and 1 day old,

or 16577 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 24, 1979?

There are 225 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday January 24th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 24, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on January 24, 1979.

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January 24, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on January 24, 1979:

  • Jerry Damon

    Comedy comedian, that was the week that was, dies at 51.

  • Mabel Taliaferro

    Actress (my love come back), dies at 91.

  • Ryszard Piec
  • Guido Rossa
  • Johannes de Klerk
  • Raissa Calza
  • Luis Gibert

What famous deaths happened on January 24th?

Famous deaths on January 24th:

  • Gordon MacRae
    Gordon MacRae

    American singer and actor, who was a well-known musical comedy star in the 1950s.

  • Pernell Roberts
    Pernell Roberts

    Pernell Roberts was an American actor known for his role as Adam Cartwright in the TV series Bonanza.

  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill

    British politician, descendant of the 1st duke of marlborough (1650-16722).

  • Madge Bellamy
    Madge Bellamy

    Hillsboro, texas -- actress ("white zombie").

  • Jerome Cowan
    Jerome Cowan

    Actor (mr dithers -blondie) dies at 74.

  • Lil Dagover
    Lil Dagover

    Dutch-born german actress (born in 1887).

  • Larry Fine
    Larry Fine

    American comedian and actor (born in 1902).

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January 24, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on January 24, 1979:

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

Observances on January 24, 1979:

  • International Day of Education
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January 24, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 24, 1979 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 22nd and January 28th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


January 24, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 24, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic, according to the music chart for the week January 22nd and January 28th.

January 24, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 24, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 22nd and January 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Le Freak
  2. - Too Much Heaven
  3. - Y.M.C.A.
  4. - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
  5. - My Life

January 24, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on January 24, 1979 was YMCA by The Village People, according to the music chart for the week January 22nd and January 28th.

January 24, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on January 24, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 22nd and January 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - YMCA
  2. - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
  3. - Lay Your Love On Me
  4. - September
  5. - A Little More Love

January 24, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 24, 1979 was Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) by Parliament, according to the R&B music chart for the week January 22nd and January 28th.

January 24, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 24, 1979 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week January 22nd and January 28th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
  2. - September
  3. - I'm So Into You
  4. - Get Down
  5. - Got To Be Real

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January 24, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 24, 1979 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

You Can't Do That on Television

Release year: 1979

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

Turnabout

Release year: 1979

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

Danger UXB

Release year: 1979

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Matador

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Erik Balling

Starring: Jørgen Buckhøj, Buster Larsen, Ghita Nørby, Malene Schwartz

Country: Denmark

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Release year: 1978

January 24, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 24, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Wanderings by Chaim Potok

Wanderings

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This fascinating four-mile-long history of Jews is told by Chaim Potok, a master novelist. Exposing the richness of Jewish life, it recreates great historical events.

Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake

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James A. Michener, a classic novelist, brings his epic legacy to bear on America's Eastern Shore's four-hundred year-old saga, from its Native American roots through the present.

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

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This article discusses the psychological benefits of running. It also addresses self-esteem and how running can help you cope with tension and pressure.

Bright Flows The River by Taylor Caldwell

Bright Flows The River

By:

Guy Jerald was the living proof that the American Dream is possible. A man who built an empire from a scrap of farmland and a man who rose from poverty, Guy Jerald.

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance

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These two classic works capture the current world events and tell the story of one American family caught up in the middle of the war's chaos.

January 24, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 24, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Alien Attack

Alien Attack

Platform: Handheld video game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Coleco

Deep Scan

Deep Scan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Sega Saturn (as a minigame in Die Hard Arcade)

Publisher: Sega

Monkey Magic

Monkey Magic

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Who was the US President on January 24, 1979?

On January 24, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 24, 1979?

On January 24, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 24, 1979?

On January 24, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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Back in 1979

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What is special about January 24th?

January 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 24th, such as:

  • 2019 - Adelaide, south australia, experiences its highest temperature ever since 1939. it reaches 46.6 degrees celsius (115.9 degrees fahrenheit) at 3:36pm local. this is the highest temperature ever recorded in any australian capital. high temperatures have proved fatal to significant numbers of local livestock.
  • 2018 - War in afghanistan (2001-present: 2018 save the children jalalabad attack: an attack on save the children jalalabad charity's offices in the eastern afghan city jalalabad.
  • 2017 - 89th academy awards: the nominees for 2017 academy awards have been announced. hidden figures, moonlight, and la la land are some of the most popular.

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What happened in 1979?

1979 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • Jose E dod Santos becomes President of Angola
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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What was the calendar for January 1979?

January 1979 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Wednesday January 24, 1979