Monday March 26, 1979

US date format: 3/26/1979, UK date format: 26/3/1979

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 26, 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 Juliana Paes and Pierre Wome. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. A Perfect Couple, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979 while Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Trek or Aim for the Ace!.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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Events

  • Camp David peace treaty between Israel and Egypt
  • Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat sign a peace treaty in Washington DC.
  • Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C..
  • In Britain, Jim Callaghan's minority Labour government loses a motion of confidence by 1 vote, forcing a general election which is to be held on 3 May.
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Movies

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A Perfect Couple

A Perfect Couple

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Paul Dooley, Marta Heflin, Titos Vandis, Belita Moreno

Szpital przemienienia

Szpital przemienienia

Directed by: Edward Zebrowski

Starring: Piotr Dejmek, Jerzy Binczycki, Henryk Bista, Ewa Dalkowska

The Champ

The Champ

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder, Jack Warden

Country: United States of America

Boulevard Nights

Boulevard Nights

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Richard Yniguez, Danny De La Paz, Marta DuBois, James Victor

Fast Company

Fast Company

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: William Smith, Claudia Jennings, John Saxon, Nicholas Campbell

TV Series

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Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Worzel Gummidge

Worzel Gummidge

You Can't Do That on Television

You Can't Do That on Television

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

Turnabout

Turnabout

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

Danger UXB

Danger UXB

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Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next March 26

If March 26, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 6 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall By Myself

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"In a word, LAUREN BACALL BY MYSELF is terrific...one of the real-life heroines of our time...and she wrote this book as she lived it."BOSTON

The Coup by John Updike

The Coup

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The Coup describes violent events in the imaginary African nation of Kush, a large, landlocked, drought-ridden, sub-Saharan country led by Colonel Hakim Félix Ellelloû.

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs

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Linda Goodman's Love Signs: A New Approach to the Human Heart [Paperback]

Dubin'S Lives by Bernard Malamud

Dubin'S Lives

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With a new introduction by Thomas MallonDubin's Lives (1979) is a compassionate and wry commedia, a book praised by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt in The New York Times as Malamud's "best novel since

Ss-Gb by Len Deighton

Ss-Gb

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What if WWII went the other way? In this alternative-history novel, Deighton imagines a chilling world where British Command surrendered to the Nazis in 1941, Churchill has been shot, the King

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Sheriff

Sheriff

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Nintendo (Japan, Europe) Exidy (North America)

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

Apple Trek

Apple Trek

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Apple Inc

Lunar Rescue

Lunar Rescue

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space flight Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

Genre: Sports, Romance

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 26, 1979?

On March 26, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is March 26, 1979?

On March 26, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 26, 1979?

On March 26, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 26, 1979?

On March 26, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 26, 1979?

On March 26, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 26, 1979?

On March 26, 1979 several famous people were born including, Juliana Paes, Nacho Novo, Pierre Wome.

Which famous people died on March 26, 1979?

Famous people died on March 26, 1979 include, Jean Stafford.

What was the number one song in March 26, 1979?

The number one song in the week of March 26, 1979 was Tragedy by Bee Gees in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.

What were the top hits on March 26, 1979?

The top hits on March 26, 1979 were Tragedy by Bee Gees, I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor, What A Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, Some Girls by Racey, Cool For Cats by Squeeze in UK.


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