Sunday January 28, 1979

US date format: 1/28/1979, UK date format: 28/1/1979

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 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 Ali Boulala . 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 Trek-80 or Bomb Bee.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1979 or at January 28 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 28, 1979?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas

Events

  • Wiz closes at Majestic Theater New York City, New York after 1672 performances.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

The Warriors

The Warriors

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler

Country: United States of America

Phantasm

Phantasm

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester

Country: United States of America

Love on the Run

Love on the Run

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

Search and Destroy

Search and Destroy

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Perry King, Don Stroud, Tisa Farrow, George Kennedy

Screams of a Winter Night

Screams of a Winter Night

Directed by: James L. Wilson

Starring: Matt Borel, Gil Glasgow, Patrick Byers, Mary Agen Cox

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

You Can't Do That on Television

You Can't Do That on Television

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

Turnabout

Turnabout

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

Danger UXB

Danger UXB

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

A Woman Called Moses

A Woman Called Moses

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Days to next January 28

If January 28, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 7 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 2 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1979?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z by Ann Landers

The Ann Landers Encyclopedia A To Z

By:

Classic Ann Landers self help: covers all topics: medical; social; sexual; spiritual. Vol. I ends in the H subjects.

Wanderings by Chaim Potok

Wanderings

By:

A fascinating history of the Jews, told by a master novelist, here is Chaim Potok's fascinating, moving four thousand-year history. Recreating great historical events, exporing Jewish life in its infinite variety

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance

By:

These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.The

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs

By:

Linda Goodman's Love Signs: A New Approach to the Human Heart [Paperback]

Nurse by Peggy Anderson

Nurse

By:

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER-OVER TWO MILLION COPIES SOLD! A shocking, inspirational bestseller, Nurse is the story of eight weeks in the life of a nurse in a large urban hospital.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Trek-80

Trek-80

Platform: TRS-80

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

Temple of Apshai

Temple of Apshai

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore PET, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, IBM PC, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Macintosh, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Dungeon crawl RPG

Publisher: Automated Simulations

Bomb Bee

Bomb Bee

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Pinball, Breakout clone

Publisher: Namco

Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes