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Born on this Day
Tom McKay

Birthdays for this date

Passed on Thursday, Dec 27 1979
Sir Norman Denning

Released on Thursday, Dec 27 1979
Bear Island (1979)CinemaAUK

Aired on Thursday, Dec 27 1979
Barnaby JonesCry for Vengeance
Barney MillerThe Dentist
SoapEpisode #3.11
Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyCruise Ship to the Stars

Aired on Thursday, Dec 27 1979
Canada
Littlest HoboStand-in

Aired on Thursday, Dec 27 1979
UK
BBC1
 4:25 pmJackanorySt George for Lucky England
 6:50 pmTomorrow's WorldLooks back at the 70s
 8:00 pmDawson WatchEntertainment
 8:30 pmLast of the Summer WineAnd a Dewhurst Up a Fir Tree
 9:55 pmA Man for All Seasons
BBC2
 7:20 pmMy Fair Lady
 8:45 pmLeave Him to Heaven
ITV
 1:30 pmCrown CourtCaroline: Part 1
 6:45 pmWanted: The Sundance Woman
 8:30 pmRobin's NestChristmas at Robin's Nest
 9:00 pmThe Knowledge
11:00 pmDuel

Aired on Thursday, Dec 27 1979
USA
ABC
 8:30 pmBensonOne Strike, You're Out
CBS
 8:00 pmWaltonsThe Fastidious Wife

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 22 1979
Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)Pink Floyd1
I Have A DreamABBA2
Walking On The MoonThe Police3
Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time)Fiddler's Dram4
I Only Want To Be With YouThe Tourists5
Rapper's DelightSugarhill Gang6
Wonderful ChristmastimePaul McCartney7
Que Sera Mi Vida (If You Should Go)The Gibson Brothers8
My Simple HeartThe Three Degrees9
Brass In PocketThe Pretenders10
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand11
Off The WallMichael Jackson12
John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)David Bowie13
Union City BlueBlondie14
ConfusionElectric Light Orchestra15
Last Train To LondonElectric Light Orchestra15
Living On An IslandStatus Quo16
Is It Love You're AfterRose Royce17
Nights In White SatinThe Moody Blues18
One Step BeyondMadness19
Tears Of A ClownThe Beat20
Ranking Full StopThe Beat20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 22 1979
Escape (The Pina Colada Song)Rupert Holmes1
Please Don't GoK. C. and the Sunshine Band2
BabeStyx3
Send One Your LoveStevie Wonder4
StillCommodores5
Do That To Me One More TimeCaptain & Tennille6
You're Only LonelyJ.D. Souther7
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)Barbra Streisand8
Ladies NightKool & The Gang9
Take The Long Way HomeSupertramp10
Rock With YouMichael Jackson11
Cool ChangeLittle River Band12
We Don't Talk AnymoreCliff Richard13
Head GamesForeigner14
Cruisin'Smokey Robinson15
Better Love Next TimeDr. Hook16
The Long RunEagles17
JaneJefferson Starship18
I Want You TonightPablo Cruise19
Heartache TonightEagles20

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