Tuesday January 30, 1979: on this day

About January 30th, 1979, in brief:

  • Historical events: Rhodesia agrees to new constitution.
  • Day of the week: January 30th, 1979 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Goat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Christian Bale, Kid Cudi
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Le Freak by Chic
  • #1 UK song: Heart Of Glass by Blondie
  • Popular movie: Hardcore directed by Paul Schrader

More about January 30th, 1979? See below for more news and curiosities on January 30th, 1979.

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What day of the week was January 30, 1979?


January 30, 1979 was a Tuesday and it was the 30th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 30, 1979 can also be written as 1/30/1979 in the US and as 30/1/1979 in UK and Europe.

January 30, 1979 in January 1979 calendar

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January 30, 1979: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on January 30, 1979:

  • Rhodesia agrees to new constitution.
  • A varig boeing 707-323c freighter, flown by the same commander as flight 820, disappears over the pacific ocean 30 minutes after taking off from tokyo.

January 30, 1979: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 30, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 30th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 30, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 30, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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January 30, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 30, 1979 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 30, 1979 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 30, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 20% full, rising at 08:36 am and setting at 09:35 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jan 13, 1979 while the next full moon would come on Feb 12, 1979.

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Who was born on January 30, 1979?


Famous people born on January 30, 1979:

  • Karen Smith
    Karen Smith

    Halfback for the 1996 olympics in australian field hockey.

  • Trevor Gillies

    Canadian ice hockey player.

  • Jaak Urmet

    Estonian poet and author.

  • Diva Zappa

    Frank zappa's daughter.

  • Luis Amaranto Perea
  • Léa Wiazemsky
  • Marco Quadrini
  • Raphael Schäfer
  • Davide Simoncelli
  • Otmane El Assas
  • Hugo Miranda
  • Paulla
  • Valentina Aragonese
  • Giulio Centemero
  • Tomáš Fenyk
  • Michelle Langstone
  • Carlos Latre

Whose famous birthday is on January 30th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 30th:

  • Christian Bale
    Christian Bale

    Academy Award-winning British actor known for his roles in films such as 'The Dark Knight' trilogy, 'The Machinist', and 'The Revenant'.

  • Kid Cudi
    Kid Cudi

    American hip hop performer.

  • Gene Hackman
    Gene Hackman

    American actor.

  • Dick Cheney
    Dick Cheney

    American politician who was selected by george w. bush as his running mate on 7/24/2000.

  • Wilmer Valderrama
    Wilmer Valderrama

    Venezuelan/colombian-american comedian.

  • Vanessa Redgrave
    Vanessa Redgrave

    British actress, noted family, born to actor sir michael redgrave (3/20/1908, bristol) & his wife rachel kempson (5/28/1910 dartmouth), a...

  • Brett Butler
    Brett Butler

    American comedian who rose to fame with her 1994 tv series "grace under fire", which reached the top ten.

  • Danielle Campbell
    Danielle Campbell

    Tv actress.

  • Dorothy Malone
    Dorothy Malone

    American actress.

  • Jody Watley
    Jody Watley

    American producer and singer-songwriter.

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How old is someone born on January 30, 1979?


Someone born on January 30, 1979 is:

45 years 4 months old,

or 544 months and 14 days old,

or 2367 weeks and 2 days old,

or 16571 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 30, 1979?

There are 231 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday January 30th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 30, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on January 30, 1979.

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January 30, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on January 30, 1979:

  • Sofie Castenschiold
  • Swede Roos
  • Giuseppe Spataro

What famous deaths happened on January 30th?

Famous deaths on January 30th:

  • Jane Seymour
    Jane Seymour

    English-american actress, producer, and jewelry designer.

  • Jean-Pierre Aumont
    Jean-Pierre Aumont

    He is a french actor, on television and stage.

  • John McIntire
    John McIntire

    Spokane (washington) -- actor (naked city wagon train, virginian).

  • Geraldine McEwan
    Geraldine McEwan

    Scottish actress (d.2015).

  • Dick Miller
    Dick Miller

    American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2019).

  • Huntz Hall
    Huntz Hall

    Nyc, new york -- actor.

  • Frank Finlay
    Frank Finlay

    Farnworth lancashire in england -- actor (robbery and lifeforce).

  • Barbara La Marr
    Barbara La Marr

    American actress who rose to fame in silent film until her death at the age of 30 from complications due to tuberculosis, nephritis and...

  • Lil Dagover
    Lil Dagover

    Actress (destiny spiders), dead at 82.

  • Stanley Holloway
    Stanley Holloway

    At 91, comedian (my fair lady and our man higgins) dies.

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January 30, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 30, 1979 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 29th and February 4th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


January 30, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 30, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic, according to the music chart for the week January 29th and February 4th.

January 30, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 30, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 29th and February 4th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Le Freak
  2. - Y.M.C.A.
  3. - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
  4. - A Little More Love
  5. - Too Much Heaven

January 30, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on January 30, 1979 was Heart Of Glass by Blondie, according to the music chart for the week January 29th and February 4th.

January 30, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on January 30, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 29th and February 4th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Heart Of Glass
  2. - Chiquitita
  3. - Woman In Love
  4. - Tragedy
  5. - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

January 30, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 30, 1979 was Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) by Parliament, according to the R&B music chart for the week January 29th and February 4th.

January 30, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 30, 1979 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week January 29th and February 4th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
  2. - I'm So Into You
  3. - September
  4. - Get Down
  5. - It's All The Way Live

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January 30, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 30, 1979 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

You Can't Do That on Television

Release year: 1979

Starring: Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy

Country: Canada

Turnabout

Release year: 1979

Directed by: E.B. Hughes

Danger UXB

Release year: 1979

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Matador

Release year: 1978

Directed by: Erik Balling

Starring: Jørgen Buckhøj, Buster Larsen, Ghita Nørby, Malene Schwartz

Country: Denmark

Rentner haben niemals Zeit

Release year: 1978

January 30, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 30, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance

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These two classic works capture the current world events and tell the story of one American family caught up in the middle of the war's chaos.

Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

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Anna Friedman is a modern classic of passion, ambition and determination that forever changed how we view the brave immigrants who arrived on American shores. The story of Anna Friedman captures the turbulent emotions of the people.

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs by Linda Goodman

Linda Goodman'S Love Signs

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Linda Goodman's Love Signs - A New Approach to the Human Heart (Paperback)

In Search Of History by Theodore H. White

In Search Of History

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Fools Die by Mario Puzo

Fools Die

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The bestseller of The Godfather is now available in English and New York Times. It's a story about the feverish world that can be found in the life of a high-roller gambler.

January 30, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 30, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

4-Player Bowling Alley

4-Player Bowling Alley

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Midway

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Star Trek: Phaser Strike

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Space Fever

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Speed Freak

Speed Freak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Warrior

Warrior

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vectorbeam

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Who was the US President on January 30, 1979?

On January 30, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 30, 1979?

On January 30, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 30, 1979?

On January 30, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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Back in 1979

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What is special about January 30th?

January 30th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 30th day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 30th, such as:

  • 2019 - Two people were killed and four more injured when a grenade was lobbed at a zamboanga mosque. no one has claimed responsibility.
  • 2018 - Yemeni civil war (2015)-present: battle of aden (2018): after two days of intense fighting in aden, the southern transitional council (stc), takes control of the port city of aden. several people have been killed during the fierce fighting. the presidential palace, which has been surrounded, is now home to ahmed obeid bin daghr (yemeni prime minister) and members of president abdrabbuh mansur hadi's government.
  • 2017 - War in donbass - the ukrainian military reports that seven soldiers were killed by pro–russian separatists over the past week. separatists claim that they have been subject to artillery strikes by the ukrainian side for more than five days.

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What happened in 1979?

1979 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • Jose E dod Santos becomes President of Angola
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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What was the calendar for January 1979?

January 1979 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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