Monday September 24, 1979
US date format: 9/24/1979, UK date format: 24/9/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 24, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Erin Chambers and Kim Jong Min.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK Message In A Bottle by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
Starting Over, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Broca'S Brain by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face the Music.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aim for the Ace! or Bowling.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 24, 1979?
- CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service
- Ghana adopts constitution
- Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time
- Russian ice skaters Protopopov and Beloussova ask for asylum in Switzerland
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 24, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Commodores - Sail On
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on September 24, 1979
- Dallas Cowboys - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 26
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Days to next September 24If September 24, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 27 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on September 24, 1979?
On September 24, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is September 24, 1979?
On September 24, 1979 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on September 24, 1979?
On September 24, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 24, 1979?
On September 24, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 24, 1979?
On September 24, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 24, 1979?
On September 24, 1979 several famous people were born including, Erin Chambers, Ross Mathews, Kim Jong Min.
What was the number one song in September 24, 1979?
The number one song in the week of September 24, 1979 was My Sharona by The Knack in US and Message In A Bottle by The Police in UK.
What were the top hits on September 24, 1979?
The top hits on September 24, 1979 were My Sharona by The Knack, Sad Eyes by Robert John, Rise by Herb Alpert in US and Message In A Bottle by The Police, Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles, Dreaming by Blondie in UK.