Saturday March 24, 1979
US date format: 3/24/1979, UK date format: 24/3/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 24, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Lake Bell and Bibiana Steinhaus.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees.
In UK I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor was in the top 5 hits.
Szpital przemienienia, directed by Edward Zebrowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head On or Monkey Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 24, 1979?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Ballroom closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 116 performances
- Columbia flown on carrier aircraft lands at Kennedy Space Center
- Yvonne Mitchell: Writer, dies at 53.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 24, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
- Pointer Sisters - Fire
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl)
- Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer
- Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Delegation - Oh Honey
- Bell & James - Livin' It Up (Friday Night)
- The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Chic - I Want Your Love
- Grey & Hanks - Dancin'
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 24If March 24, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 24 days.
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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 24, 1979?
On March 24, 1979 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is March 24, 1979?
On March 24, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on March 24, 1979?
On March 24, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 24, 1979?
On March 24, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on March 24, 1979?
On March 24, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 24, 1979?
On March 24, 1979 several famous people were born including, Lake Bell, Bibiana Steinhaus, Jud Tylor.
Which famous people died on March 24, 1979?
Famous people died on March 24, 1979 include, Yvonne Mitchell.
What was the number one song in March 24, 1979?
The number one song in the week of March 24, 1979 was Tragedy by Bee Gees in US and I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor in UK.
What were the top hits on March 24, 1979?
The top hits on March 24, 1979 were Tragedy by Bee Gees, I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor, What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers in US and I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor, Oliver's Army by Elvis Costello & The Attractions in UK.