Saturday January 27, 1979
US date format: 1/27/1979, UK date format: 27/1/1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Rosamund Pike and Mario Fatafehi.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits.
The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z by Ann Landers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Trek or Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 27, 1979?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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- 36th Golden Globes: Midnight Express, Jon Voight and Jane Fonda.
- Qalander Ba Ba Auliya: Sufi master (Born 1898).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 27, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Chic - Le Freak
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 27If January 27, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 3 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?