Tuesday February 27, 1979

US date format: 2/27/1979, UK date format: 27/2/1979

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 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 Alba Rohrwacher and Adriana Campos. 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 4-Player Bowling Alley or Auto Racing.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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Events

  • The annual Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana is canceled due to a strike called by the New Orleans Police Department.

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Movies

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The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady

Country: United States of America

Immoral Women

Immoral Women

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Marina Pierro, Gaëlle Legrand, Pascale Christophe, François Guétary

Norma Rae

Norma Rae

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Pat Hingle

Real Life

Real Life

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Starring: Dick Haynes, Albert Brooks, Matthew Tobin, J.A. Preston

Fast Break

Fast Break

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Gabe Kaplan, Harold Sylvester, Michael Warren, Bernard King

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 February 27

If February 27, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

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The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions

Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee

Faeries

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A quarter of a century after its initial publication, and with more than a million copies in print worldwide, Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s Faeries is a certified fantasy classic.

The Sixth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Sixth Commandment

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Bestselling author Lawrence Sanders breaks new ground with a story about a doctor who plays God—with horrifying resultsBingham Foundation field investigator Samuel Todd has been assigned to approve a grant to

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

A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman

A Distant Mirror

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Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Adventure

Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Trek-80

Trek-80

Platform: TRS-80

Invasion Orion

Invasion Orion

Platform: PET, TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Sci-Fi strategy game

Publisher: Epyx

4-Player Bowling Alley

4-Player Bowling Alley

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Midway

Auto Racing

Auto Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mattel

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 27, 1979?

On February 27, 1979 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 27, 1979?

On February 27, 1979 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 27, 1979?

On February 27, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 27, 1979?

On February 27, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 27, 1979?

On February 27, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 27, 1979?

On February 27, 1979 several famous people were born including, Alba Rohrwacher, Adriana Campos.

What was the number one song in February 27, 1979?

The number one song in the week of February 27, 1979 was Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart in US and Oliver's Army by Elvis Costello & The Attractions in UK.

What were the top hits on February 27, 1979?

The top hits on February 27, 1979 were Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart, Fire by Pointer Sisters, I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor in US and Oliver's Army by Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Tragedy by The Bee Gees in UK.


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