Thursday January 25, 1979
US date format: 1/25/1979, UK date format: 25/1/1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 25, 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 Christine Lakin and Christine Lakin.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z by Ann Landers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Fire or Head On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 25, 1979?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
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- 22.2-km Oshimizu railroad tunnel holed through, central Honshu, Japan.
- J Robertson Hare: Actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 25, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Chic - Le Freak
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 25, 1979?
On January 25, 1979 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is January 25, 1979?
On January 25, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 25, 1979?
On January 25, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 25, 1979?
On January 25, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 25, 1979?
On January 25, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 25, 1979?
On January 25, 1979 several famous people were born including, Christine Lakin, Christine Lakin, Gabe Jennings.
Which famous people died on January 25, 1979?
Famous people died on January 25, 1979 include, J Robertson Hare.
What was the number one song in January 25, 1979?
The number one song in the week of January 25, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic in US and YMCA by The Village People in UK.
What were the top hits on January 25, 1979?
The top hits on January 25, 1979 were Le Freak by Chic, Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees, Y.M.C.A. by Village People in US and YMCA by The Village People, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick by Ian & The Blockheads, Lay Your Love On Me by Racey in UK.