Saturday 30 June 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sylvain Chavanel and Matisyahu .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward.
In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
The Wanderers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast wia im richtigen Leben.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Fever or Speed Freak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 June 1979 ?
- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Sylvain Chavanel: French road cyclist racer, one of the best since 2000.
- Matisyahu : Rapper.
- Karen Gravano: Reality Star.
- Rick Gonzalez: American actor.
- Allari Naresh: Indian actor and singer.
- Faisal Shahzad: Pakistani-American terrorist attempted the Times Square bombing
- Alfons Vranckx: Belgian politician, dies at 72.
- Got To Go Disco closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 8 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s In Love
- Supertramp - The Logical Song
- Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
- Earth, Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Rex Smith - You Take My Breath Away
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