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What day of the week was January 31, 1979?


January 31, 1979 was a Wednesday and it was the 31st day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 31, 1979 can also be written as 1/31/1979 in the US and as 31/1/1979 in UK and Europe.

January 31, 1979 in January 1979 calendar

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January 31, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 31st 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 31, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 31, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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January 31, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 31, 1979 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 31, 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 31, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 30% full, rising at 09:14 am and setting at 10:42 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 31, 1979?


Famous people born on January 31, 1979:

  • Daniel Tammet
    Daniel Tammet

    English autistic savant, writer (essayist) and translator.

  • Emmett Scanlan
    Emmett Scanlan

    Producer and actor from ireland.

  • Brahim Asloum

    French boxer who won the light flyweight gold medal at the 2000 summer olympics.

  • Robert Saleh
  • Georgia Schweitzer
  • Melanie Stansbury
  • Felix Sturm
  • Josh Wald
  • Jenny Wolf
  • Claudia Gattini
  • Julio Mázzaro
  • Daniel Tammet (Daniel Paul Corney
  • Alberto Becerra
  • Bartosz Jurecki

Whose famous birthday is on January 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 31st:

  • Justin Timberlake
    Justin Timberlake

    American musician who was a member the rock band 'n sync.

  • Tallulah Bankhead
    Tallulah Bankhead

    American actress who appeared on film and stage.

  • Portia de Rossi
    Portia de Rossi

    Australian actress.

  • Kerry Washington
    Kerry Washington

    American actress, best known for her roles in ray charles' wife, della bea robinson's film ray (2004), idi amin’s wife kay in the last king...

  • Preity Zinta
    Preity Zinta

    Indian actress, producer, and television host.

  • Minnie Driver
    Minnie Driver

    British singer-songwriter and actress.

  • Thomas Merton
    Thomas Merton

    French-american poet, monk and mystic, he was a social critic, writer, poet, and monk.

  • Jackie Robinson
    Jackie Robinson

    American athlete.

  • Ary Abittan
    Ary Abittan

    French comedian and actor with north-african heritage.

  • James Franciscus
    James Franciscus

    Actor (mr novak) dies from emphysema aged 57.

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How old is someone born on January 31, 1979?


Someone born on January 31, 1979 is:

45 years 4 months old,

or 544 months and 13 days old,

or 2367 weeks and 1 day old,

or 16570 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 31, 1979?

There are 232 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday January 31st 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 31, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on January 31, 1979.

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January 31, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on January 31, 1979:

  • Vittorio Pagano
  • Celia Adler
  • Grant Green
  • Jeff Sutton

What famous deaths happened on January 31st?

Famous deaths on January 31st:

  • Molly Ivins
    Molly Ivins

    American journalist and liberal political commentator.

  • Lizabeth Scott
    Lizabeth Scott

    Scranton (pa) -- actress (dark city and desert fury).

  • Moira Shearer
    Moira Shearer

    A scottish ballerina, she is widely recognized as one of the best in her field.

  • Christopher Jones
    Christopher Jones

    American actor (d. 2014.

  • Florence Bates
    Florence Bates

    Actress (kismet.

  • Amazin Walter

    Legendary baseball pitcher known for his exceptional skills on the mound.

  • Suraiya Jamaal

    Suraiya Jamaal was a renowned Indian actress and singer who was a popular figure in the Hindi film industry during the 1940s and 1950s.

  • Peretz Hirshbein

    Prominent Yiddish playwright and poet.

  • Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah

    King of Nepal from 1955 to 1972, known for his efforts to modernize the country.

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January 31, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on January 31, 1979:

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.

Saints celebrated on January 31, 1979:

  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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January 31, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 31, 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 31, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 31, 1979 was Le Freak by Chic, according to the music chart for the week January 29th and February 4th.

January 31, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 31, 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 31, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on January 31, 1979 was Heart Of Glass by Blondie, according to the music chart for the week January 29th and February 4th.

January 31, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on January 31, 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 31, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 31, 1979 was Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) by Parliament, according to the R&B music chart for the week January 29th and February 4th.

January 31, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 31, 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 31, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 31, 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 31, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 31, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Coup by John Updike

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The Coup depicts violent events in an imaginary African nation called Kush. It is a landlocked, drought-ridden country that is led by Colonel Hakim Felix Illlou.

American Caesar by William Manchester

American Caesar

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Incredible, astonishing... A man with a paradox. Douglas MacArthur is one of five men to ever attain the rank General of the United States Army.

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)

Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake

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James A. Michener, a classic novelist, brings his epic legacy to bear on America's Eastern Shore's four-hundred year-old saga, from its Native American roots through the present.

The Sixth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Sixth Commandment

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Lawrence Sanders, best-selling author, breaks new ground with his story about a doctor who plays God --with horrifying results. Samuel Todd, a field investigator at the Bingham Foundation has been assigned to approve a grant.

January 31, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 31, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Space

Space

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Samurai (Europe) Dynasty! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

Barrier

Barrier

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Vectorbeam

Galaxian

Galaxian

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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Who was the US President on January 31, 1979?

On January 31, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 31, 1979?

On January 31, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 31, 1979?

On January 31, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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Back in 1979

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What is special about January 31st?

January 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st 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 31st, such as:

  • 2019 - Mariah carey, an american singer, performs in saudi arabia's jeddah, despite saudi women rights activists urging her to cancel it.
  • 2018 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). a bbc study found that the taliban currently controls or has some territory in 70% of afghanistan. they control 14 districts, which total 4% of afghanistan's total, and have an open militant presence in 263 other districts, representing 66% of afghanistan's remaining occupied territory.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: the syrian opposition agrees that they will surrender the remaining villages between the wadi barada area and lebanon-syria borders, as well the rankous borderange to transport at least 250 rebel fighters from their stronghold in idlib governorate.

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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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