Tuesday 27 March 1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Louise Brealey and Hiromu Shinozuka.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees.
In UK I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor was in the top 5 hits.
Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Culture Of Narcissism by Christopher Lasch was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching J.J. de Bom voorheen: 'De kindervriend'.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Guerilla or ABPA Backgammon.
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- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
- St. Lydia
- Feast day of Rupert of Salzburg in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Louise Brealey: TV Actress.
- Hiromu Shinozuka
- Vidas Alunderis: Lithuanian footballer.
- Michael Cuddyer: American baseball player.
- Denis Golovanov: Russian tennis player and coach.
- Martin Larsson: Swedish skier.
- Hayden Mullins: English footballer.
- Tom Palmer: English rugby player.
- Jermaine Phillips: American football player.
- Brook Silva-Braga: American director producer and cinematographer.
- Imran Tahir: Pakistani-South African cricketer.
- Jenny Wilson: South African field hockey player.
- Lee Ji-hoon: Pop Singer.
- Ronald Adam: Actor (Phantom Shot), dies at 82.
- US Supreme Court rules 8-1 that police can't randomly stop cars.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Tragedy
- Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
- The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
- Donna Summer - Heaven Knows
- Peaches and Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
- Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
- Amii Stewart - Knock On Wood
- Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love
- Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud
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