Thursday September 27, 1979
US date format: 9/27/1979, UK date format: 27/9/1979
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 27, 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 Zita Görög and Marc Hustvedt.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK Message In A Bottle by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
Starting Over, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Broca'S Brain by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face the Music.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Rescue or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 27, 1979?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Elton John, sick with flu, collapse on Hollywood Universal Ampitheater
- The United States Department of Education receives final approval from the U.S. Congress to become the 13th US Cabinet agency.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 27, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Knack - My Sharona
- Robert John - Sad Eyes
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
- Earth, Wind and Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Little River Band - Lonesome Loser
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again
- Commodores - Sail On
- Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
Top #5 songs in the UK
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