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March 20th, 1979...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Will Survive"
by Gloria Gaynor

In the UK:
"I Will Survive"
by Gloria Gaynor
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Jimmy Carter

(TIME Cover: March the 19th, 1979)

 Famous people born on the 20th of March:

43 BC - Ovid, Roman poet (d. 17)
1725 - Abdul Hamid I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1789)
1737 - Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, King of Thailand (d. 1809)
1811 - Napoleon II of France (d. 1832)
1957 - Spike Lee, American film director
1964 - Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer
1972 - Alexander Kapranos, British musician (Franz Ferdinand)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1979

Mother Teresa

Leader of Missionaries of Charity, Calcutta

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1979 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1979

Kramer vs. Kramer
directed by Robert Benton
with Dustin Hoffman (Ted Kramer), Justin Henry (Billy Kramer) and Meryl Streep (Joanna Kramer)

Designed in 1979

The Armchair, Model No. PK15
by Poul Kjærholm

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Ted Nugent / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 286, March 8, 1979



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