Wednesday November 28, 1979
US date format: 11/28/1979, UK date format: 28/11/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 28, 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 Daniel Henney and Chamillionaire .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits.
I'm for the Hippopotamus, directed by Italo Zingarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-Player Bowling Alley or Galaxian.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 28, 1979?
- Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
- Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
- Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
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- King of Schnorrers opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 performances
- Air New Zealand Flight 901, a DC-10 operated sightseeing flight over Antarctica, crashes into Mount Erebus, killing all 257 people on board.
- LA Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins NL Rookie of Year
- (to November 29) Bowers and Ruddy Galleries holds the first auction session of The John Work Garrett Collection in New York City. 622 lots sell for US$7.1 million.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 28, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Commodores - Still
- Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- Switch - I Call Your Name
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?