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

BeatificationPapal Visit

Pope John Paul II becomes 1st pope to visit Ireland

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