Thursday October 25, 1979
US date format: 10/25/1979, UK date format: 25/10/1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 25, 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 Robin Eldridge and Bat for Lashes.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Rise by Herb Alpert.
In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits.
Promises in the Dark, directed by Jerome Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Formula by Steve Shagan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Millionenbauer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABPA Backgammon or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 25, 1979?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 25, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on October 25, 1979
- San Diego Chargers - Oakland Raiders : 22 - 45
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 25If October 25, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 11 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 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 October 25, 1979?
On October 25, 1979 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is October 25, 1979?
On October 25, 1979 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 25, 1979?
On October 25, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 25, 1979?
On October 25, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 25, 1979?
On October 25, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 25, 1979?
On October 25, 1979 several famous people were born including, Robin Eldridge, Bat for Lashes, Milena Roucka.
What was the number one song in October 25, 1979?
The number one song in the week of October 25, 1979 was Rise by Herb Alpert in US and Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles in UK.
What were the top hits on October 25, 1979?
The top hits on October 25, 1979 were Rise by Herb Alpert, Pop Muzik by M, Don't Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson in US and Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles, Message In A Bottle by The Police, One Day At A Time by Lena Martell in UK.