Monday April 30, 1979
US date format: 4/30/1979, UK date format: 30/4/1979
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Gerardo Torrado and Sean Mackin.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Winter Kills, directed by William Richert, 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 Ozma Wars or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 30, 1979?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
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- Mary Therese Friel of New York crowned 28th Miss USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 30, 1979?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?