Friday 30 November 1979
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andres Nocioni and Chris Atkinson.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Enchanted Castle.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Battle or Dungeon of Death.
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Which were the important events of 30 November 1979 ?
- Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
- Official End of the Hurricane Season
- Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
- Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Barbados - Independence Day (from Britain, 1966)
- Andres Nocioni: Argentine basketball player.
- Chris Atkinson: Australian race car driver.
- Andrés Nocioni: Argentinian basketball player.
- Tomas Young: American soldier and activist (d. 2014).
- Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iranian Hostages (ABC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Eagles - Heartache Tonight
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights
- Barry Manilow - Ships
- M - Pop Muzik
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