Tuesday July 31, 1979
US date format: 7/31/1979, UK date format: 31/7/1979
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 1979). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Mélanie Maudran and BJ Novak.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer.
In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits.
Doing Time, directed by Dick Clement, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while The Powers That Be by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ride on Stranger.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutie Q or Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 31, 1979?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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- But Never Jam Today opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 7 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 31, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chic - Good Times
- Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights
- Donna Summer - Bad Girls
- ConFunkShun - Chase Me
- The Jones Girls - You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else
- Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
- Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
- Stephanie Mills - What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'
- Teena Marie - I'm A Sucker For Your Love
- McFadden & Whitehead - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 31If July 31, 1979 is your birthday you're 41 years, 1 month, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?