Monday November 26, 1979
US date format: 11/26/1979, UK date format: 26/11/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart 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 Lakota Kornfeld and BJ Averell.
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.
I'm for the Hippopotamus, directed by Italo Zingarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Programming or ABPA Backgammon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 26, 1979?
- 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.
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- International Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years
- Twins John Castino and Jays Alfredo Griffin tie for AL Rookie of Year
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 26, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Commodores - Still
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Switch - I Call Your Name
Sport Games on November 26, 1979
- New York Jets - Seattle Seahawks : 7 - 30
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 26If November 26, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 9 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 days.
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?