Wednesday October 31, 1979, Halloween
US date format: 10/31/1979, UK date format: 31/10/1979
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Karine Delgado and Lilian Klebow.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Pop Muzik by M.
In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits.
The Rose, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Millionenbauer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-Player Bowling Alley or Armor Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 31, 1979?
- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
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- Cornwall - Allantide
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- Mike Flanagan, wins AL Cy Young Award
- US DC-10 crashes at Mexico-City, 74 killed
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 31, 1979?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Funkadelic - (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1
- Commodores - Still
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
- Herb Alpert - Rise
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Nature's Divine - I Just Can't Control Myself
- GQ - I Do Love You
- David Ruffin - Break My Heart
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 31If October 31, 1979 is your birthday you're 40 years, 11 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 1 day.
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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 31, 1979?
On October 31, 1979 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is October 31, 1979?
On October 31, 1979 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 31, 1979?
On October 31, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 1979?
On October 31, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 31, 1979?
On October 31, 1979 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 31, 1979?
On October 31, 1979 several famous people were born including, Karine Delgado, Lilian Klebow, Erica Cerra.
What was the number one song in October 31, 1979?
The number one song in the week of October 31, 1979 was Pop Muzik by M in US and When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook in UK.
What were the top hits on October 31, 1979?
The top hits on October 31, 1979 were Pop Muzik by M, Heartache Tonight by Eagles, Dim All The Lights by Donna Summer in US and When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook, One Day At A Time by Lena Martell, Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen in UK.