Friday 28 September 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bam Margera and Alessandra Pierelli.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack.
In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
10, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Tinsel by William Goldman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching O symvolaiografos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-Player Bowling Alley or Tail Gunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
- St. Wenceslas
- French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
- Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
- Also see September 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lorenzo Ruiz
- Bam Margera: American skateboarder.
- Alessandra Pierelli
- Anndi Lynn McAfee: Actress (Ice Cream Man, Conagher).
- Daneboe : TV Actor.
- Taki Tsan: American-Greek rapper and producer (Zontanoi Nekroi).
- Larry Holmes (retaining championship) knocks out Earnie Shavers in 11 rounds.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1979 ?
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
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