What the sky looked like on February 26, 1979
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 2/26/1979, UK date format: 26/2/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Corinne Bailey Rae and Pedro Mendes.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart.
The China Syndrome, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Evergreen by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sheriff or Trek-80.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 26, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 26, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #11 R&B songs
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?