September 29, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • "Ain't That A Shame" by Cheap Trick peaks at #35
  • "Bad Case Of Loving You" by Robert Palmer peaks at #14
  • "Boom Boom (Out Go Lights)" by Pat Travers peaks at #56
  • "Born To Be Alive" by Patrick Hernandez peaks at #16
  • "Cruel To Be Kind" by Nick Lowe peaks at #12
  • "Driver's Seat" by Sniff 'n' the Tears peaks at #15
  • "Girls Talk" by Dave Edmunds peaks at #65
  • "Lonesome Loser" by Little River Band peaks at #6
  • "Message In A Bottle" by Police peaks at #1 in UK
  • "What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'" by Stephanie Mills peaks at #22
  • Gold hits record $400.20 an ounce in Hong Kong
  • John Huston's "Wine Blood" premieres at NY Film Festival
  • LA Dodger Manny Mota hits record 146th pinch hit

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II becomes 1st pope to visit Ireland

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II