Monday November 26, 1979

US date format: 11/26/1979, UK date format: 26/11/1979

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on November 26, 1979, here's what our experts found out: it was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on November 26, 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 Massimiliano Blardone and Tetsuya Oishi. In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1979 while The Green Ripper by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure or Sundance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Events | Famous birthdays | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

You can also have a look at November 26 across the years or at November 1979 calendar.

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 26, 1979?


Holidays

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • See more

Events

  • International Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years
  • Twins John Castino and Jays Alfredo Griffin tie for AL Rookie of Year

Famous Birthday

Who was born on November 26, 1979?

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Ernesto

Ernesto

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Michele Placido, Renato Salvatori, Virna Lisi, Lara Wendel, Turi Ferro, Gisela Hahn, Concha Velasco, Martin Halm, Miranda Nocelli, Francisco Marsò

Country: Italy

Org

Org

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Fernando Birri

Starring: Terence Hill, Jean-Luc Godard, Glauber Rocha, Roberto Rossellini, Lidija Juracik, Julio García Espinosa, Herbert Marcuse, Nolika Pareda, Francesco Di Giacomo (II), Jonas Mekas, Isaac Twen Obu, Pietro Santalamazza

Country: Italy

I'm for the Hippopotamus

I'm for the Hippopotamus

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Italo Zingarelli

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Joe Bugner, May Dlamini

Fascination

Fascination

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Franca Maï, Brigitte Lahaie, Jean-Marie Lemaire, Fanny Magier

Country: United States of America

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 26, 1979?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
  2. - Babe
  3. - Still
  4. - Please Don't Go
  5. - Heartache Tonight

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Another Brick In The Wall
  2. - Walking On The Moon
  3. - I Have A Dream
  4. - I Only Want To Be With You
  5. - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Wanna Be Your Lover
  2. - Do You Love What You Feel
  3. - Still
  4. - Rapper's Delight
  5. - Ladies Night
Sport Games on November 26, 1979

Sport Games on November 26, 1979


NFL

American Football
  • New York Jets - Seattle Seahawks : 7 - 30
See all American Football game results of November 26, 1979

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Lord Schmetterhemd

Lord Schmetterhemd

Release year: 1979

Emilia

Emilia

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

Anna

Anna

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

Der Millionenbauer

Der Millionenbauer

Release year: 1979

Face the Music

Face the Music

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

How old am I?

If November 26, 1979 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1979?

Do you remember those beautiful old magazines?

Browse your magazine from November 26, 1979
life magazines

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

The Green Ripper by John D. MacDonald

The Green Ripper

By:

The Green Ripper, a classic crime novel by a beloved author, features Travis McGee, a hardboiled detective who lives in a houseboat.

Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins

Anatomy Of An Illness

By:

Norman Cousins' groundbreaking, best-selling book on how to combat life-threatening illnesses through humor is Anatomy of an Illness. It was written by a patient who spoke for the first time.

There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach

There'S No Such Place As Far Away

By:

Rae Hansen, a five-year-old girl from Texas, invited Richard Bach to her fifth birthday party. Rae and Richard were separated by thousands of miles, through storms, deserts, mountains, and even a thousand miles.

The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart

The Last Enchantment

By:

Arthur Pendragon is the King! He is unchallenged at the battlefield and he unites the country in a time full of promise. Camelot is under attack by sinister powers, and the witch-queen Morgause plots to kill it.

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird

By:

Jailbird is a comic and funny Vonnegut world that reveals high crimes and misdemeanors within government and in the heart. The humorous tale of Walter F. follows the bumbling bureaucrat.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Adventure

Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Sundance

Sundance

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

Cosmic Guerilla

Cosmic Guerilla

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Apple Trek

Apple Trek

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Apple Inc

Barrier

Barrier

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is November 26, 1979?

On November 26, 1979 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 26, 1979?

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

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

On November 26, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 26, 1979?

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

Which famous people are born on November 26, 1979?

On November 26, 1979 several famous people were born including, Massimiliano Blardone, Tetsuya Oishi, Yohei Takayama.

Which famous people died on November 26, 1979?

Famous people died on November 26, 1979 include, Marcel L'Herbier.

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

The number one song in the week of November 26, 1979 was No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd in UK.

What were the top hits on November 26, 1979?

The top hits on November 26, 1979 were No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand, Babe by Styx, Still by Commodores in US and Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, Walking On The Moon by The Police, I Have A Dream by Abba in UK.