Wednesday January 31, 1979
US date format: 1/31/1979, UK date format: 31/1/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 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 Brahim Asloum and Daniel Tammet.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic.
In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching You Can't Do That on Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Programming or Aim for the Ace!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 31, 1979?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 31, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Parliament - Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)
- Peabo Bryson - I'm So Into You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
- Gene Chandler - Get Down
- Lakeside - It's All The Way Live
- Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing
- Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
- Chic - Le Freak
- Barkays - Holy Ghost
- Tavares - Never Had A Love Like This Before
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?