On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1979

Historical Events

  • The Village People's Y.M.C.A becomes their only UK #1 single. At its peak it sold over 150,000 copies a day.
1979 Highlights

About January 6, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Much Heaven - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Y.M.C.A. - Village People