What the sky looked like on August 25, 1979
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/25/1979, UK date format: 25/8/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Ted Wulfers and Marlon Harewood.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Org, directed by Fernando Birri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Sophie's Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ride on Stranger.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sundance or Space Fever.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 25, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 25, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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?