Saturday 29 September 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Artika Sari Devi and Ciara McCormack.
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 The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching O symvolaiografos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Datestones of Ryn or Radar Scope.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Artika Sari Devi: Indonesian beauty queen, Puteri Indonesia 2004.
- Ciara McCormack: Soccer Player.
- Orhan Ak: Turkish footballer.
- Takumi Beppu: Japanese cyclist and manager.
- Artika Devi: Indonesian model and actress.
- Bad Case Of Loving You by Robert Palmer peaks at #14
- Boom Boom (Out Go Lights) by Pat Travers peaks at #56
- Born To Be Alive by Patrick Hernandez peaks at #16
- Cruel To Be Kind by Nick Lowe peaks at #12
- Different Worlds by Maureen McGovern peaks at #18
- Girls Talk by Dave Edmunds peaks at #65
- Lonesome Loser by Little River Band peaks at #6
- Message In A Bottle by Police peaks at #1 in the UK
- LA Dodger Manny Mota hits record 146th pinch hit
- Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to set foot on Irish soil with his pastoral visit to the Republic of Ireland.
- Gold hits record US$400.20 an ounce in Hong Kong.
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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