Monday October 29, 1979
US date format: 10/29/1979, UK date format: 29/10/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 29, 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 Andrew-Lee Potts and Simone Spoladore.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Pop Muzik by M.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
The Rose, directed by Mark Rydell, 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 Der Millionenbauer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beam Invader or Monkey Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 29, 1979?
- St. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
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- Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)
- Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 29, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Commodores - Still
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- GQ - I Do Love You
- David Ruffin - Break My Heart
Sport Games on October 29, 1979
- Seattle Seahawks - Atlanta Falcons : 31 - 28
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 29, 1979?
On October 29, 1979 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is October 29, 1979?
On October 29, 1979 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 29, 1979?
On October 29, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1979?
On October 29, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 29, 1979?
On October 29, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 29, 1979?
On October 29, 1979 several famous people were born including, Andrew-Lee Potts, Simone Spoladore, Hollis Price.
What was the number one song in October 29, 1979?
The number one song in the week of October 29, 1979 was Pop Muzik by M in US and When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook in UK.
What were the top hits on October 29, 1979?
The top hits on October 29, 1979 were Pop Muzik by M, Heartache Tonight by Eagles, Dim All The Lights by Donna Summer in US and When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook, One Day At A Time by Lena Martell, Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen in UK.