Monday January 29, 1979
US date format: 1/29/1979, UK date format: 29/1/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Andrew Keegan and Jedediah Bila.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Second Generation by Howard Fast 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 Heiankyo Alien or Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1979?
- 9th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 13-7
- Emerson, Lake and Palmer disband after 10 years together
- Brenda Spencer kills two people and wounds eight at the Grover Cleveland Elementary School shootings.
- Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington DC.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Chic - Le Freak
- Barkays - Holy Ghost
- Tavares - Never Had A Love Like This Before
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 29, 1979?
On January 29, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is January 29, 1979?
On January 29, 1979 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 29, 1979?
On January 29, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1979?
On January 29, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 29, 1979?
On January 29, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 29, 1979?
On January 29, 1979 several famous people were born including, Andrew Keegan, Jedediah Bila, Sarah Kuttner.
What was the number one song in January 29, 1979?
The number one song in the week of January 29, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie in UK.
What were the top hits on January 29, 1979?
The top hits on January 29, 1979 were Le Freak by Chic, Y.M.C.A. by Village People, Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart in US and Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Chiquitita by Abba, Woman In Love by The Three Degrees in UK.