Sunday 27 May 1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Buonauro and Stuart Manning.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, directed by Chia-Liang Liu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Shibumi by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aim for the Ace! or Head On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 May 1979 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Michael Buonauro: American author and illustrator (d. 2004).
- Stuart Manning: English actor.
- Mile Sterjovski: Australian footballer.
- Penny Pulz wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.
- Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins the race for the first time, and car owner Roger Penske for the second time.
- The Vizianagaram district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.
- The first black-led government of Rhodesia in 90 years takes power, in succession to Ian Smith and under his power-sharing deal.
- The Seattle SuperSonics win the NBA Championship against the Washington Bullets.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Village People - In The Navy
- Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out
- Wings - Goodnight Tonight
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Suzi Quatro - Stumblin' In
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Love Is The Answer
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