Tuesday September 25, 1979
US date format: 9/25/1979, UK date format: 25/9/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Jean-René Lisnard and Kyle Bennett.
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 Auto Racing or Tail Gunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 25, 1979?
- Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
- Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
- French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Evita opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances
- California Angels win their 1st NL West pennant
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 25, 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
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?