Sunday April 29, 1979
US date format: 4/29/1979, UK date format: 29/4/1979
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Mikaël Picon and Nina Roberts.
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.
The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlöndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deep Scan or Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 29, 1979?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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- Jane Blalock wins LPGA Otey Crisman Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 29, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- G.Q. - Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)
- George Benson - Love Ballad
- The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Foxy - Hot Number
- Chic - I Want Your Love
- Amii Stewart - Knock On Wood
- Tyrone Davis - In The Mood
- Narada Michael Walden - I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance With You)
- Alton McClain & Destiny - It Must Be Love
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 29, 1979?
On April 29, 1979 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is April 29, 1979?
On April 29, 1979 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 29, 1979?
On April 29, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 29, 1979?
On April 29, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on April 29, 1979?
On April 29, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 29, 1979?
On April 29, 1979 several famous people were born including, Mikaël Picon, Nina Roberts, Jo O'Meara.
Which famous people died on April 29, 1979?
Famous people died on April 29, 1979 include, Julia A Perry, Hardie Gramatky.
What was the number one song in April 29, 1979?
The number one song in the week of April 29, 1979 was Heart Of Glass by Blondie in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel in UK.
What were the top hits on April 29, 1979?
The top hits on April 29, 1979 were Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Reunited by Peaches & Herb, Knock On Wood by Amii Stewart in US and Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, Some Girls by Racey, Cool For Cats by Squeeze in UK.