Saturday 28 April 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claudia Squitieri and Scott Fujita.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Heart Of Glass by Blondie.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, 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 Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Invader or Invasion Orion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 April 1979 ?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Claudia Squitieri: Italian noted family and daughter of Claudia Cardinale and her companion Pasquale Squitieri.
- Scott Fujita: American football player and sportscaster.
- Sharman Joshi: Indian actor.
- Bahram Radan: Iranian actor.
- Roman Rasskazov: Russian race walker.
- Feliks Roderyk Labunski: Composer, dies at 86.
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