Monday February 26, 1979US date format: 2/26/1979, UK date format: 26/2/1979
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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 The Sixth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Racing or Invasion Orion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1979 ?
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Corinne Bailey Rae: English singer.
- Pedro Mendes: Portuguese footballer.
- Corinne Rae: R&B Singer.
- Mariano Bainotti: Argentine racing driver.
- Pedro da Silva Mendes: Portuguese footballer.
- Shalim Ortiz: Puerto Rican-American actor and singer.
- Steve Evans: American baseball player (Born 1885).
- Last total eclipse of Sun in 20th century for continental USA.
- A total solar eclipse arcs over northern Canada, and a partial solar eclipse is visible over almost all of North America and Central America.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #11 R&B songs
- Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Tavares - Never Had A Love Like This Before
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl)
- Bell & James - Livin' It Up (Friday Night)
- Third World - Now That We Found Love
- Village People - Y.M.C.A.
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