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WhoBirthdayAge on Sunday, Aug 12 1979
Cecil B. De Mille
08/12/1881-01/21/1959
98
Died Aged:77
Cecil B. DeMille
08/12/1881-01/21/1959
98
Died Aged:77
Arthur Aylesworth
08/12/1883-06/26/1946
96
Died Aged:62
Pauline Frederick
08/12/1883-09/19/1938
96
Died Aged:55
Marion Lorne
08/12/1883-05/09/1968
96
Died Aged:84
Nat Carr
08/12/1886-07/06/1944
93
Died Aged:57
Maurice Bénard
08/12/1887-04/02/1977
92
Died Aged:89
Eddie Kane
08/12/1889-04/30/1969
90
Died Aged:79
Douglas Gerrard
08/12/1891-06/05/1950
88
Died Aged:58
Vernon Kelso
08/12/1893-1958
86
Howard Smith
08/12/1893-01/10/1968
86
Died Aged:74
Charles Jordan
08/12/1896-02/??/1977
83
Oskar Homolka
08/12/1898-01/27/1978
81
Died Aged:79
Cecil B. DeMille
08/12/1881-01/21/1959
98
Died Aged:77
John Derek
08/12/1926-05/22/1998
53
Ray Jones
08/12/1900-10/27/1975
79
Died Aged:75
Vivian Tobin
08/12/1902-08/06/2002
77
Edward Ashley
08/12/1904-05/05/2000
75
Bréols
08/12/1905-12/20/1988
74
Tedd Pierce
08/12/1906-02/19/1972
73
Died Aged:65
Joe Besser
08/12/1907-03/01/1988
72
Leonard Strong
08/12/1908-01/23/1980
71
Eric Wyland
08/12/1908-03/31/1989
71
Jane Wyatt
08/12/1910-10/20/2006
69
Cantinflas
08/12/1911-04/20/1993
68
Felix Felton
08/12/1911-10/21/1972
68
Died Aged:61
Samuel Fuller
08/12/1911-10/30/1997
68
James Newill
08/12/1911-07/31/1975
68
Died Aged:63
Gordon Richardson
08/12/1911-12/??/1994
68
Samuel Fuller
08/12/1912-10/31/1997
67
Sonnie Willis
08/12/1912-05/07/1977
67
Died Aged:64
Guy Sorel
08/12/1914-04/05/1994
65
Ralph Nelson
08/12/1916-12/21/1987
63
Ralph Nelson
08/12/1916-12/21/1987
63
Kem Dibbs
08/12/1917-03/28/1996
62
Marjorie Reynolds
08/12/1917-02/01/1997
62
Rai Tasco
08/12/1917-07/02/2011
62
Michael Kidd
08/12/1919
60
Peter West
08/12/1920-09/02/2003
59
Dermot Tuohy
08/12/1921-12/14/1986
58
Fulton Mackay
08/12/1922-06/06/1987
57
Ross Evans
08/12/1923-04/15/2013
56
Barbara Hicks
08/12/1924-09/06/2013
55
Emory Bass
08/12/1925-03/04/2015
54
Norris McWhirter
08/12/1925-04/19/2004
54
Ross McWhirter
08/12/1925-11/27/1975
54
Died Aged:50
Douglas Croft
08/12/1926-10/24/1963
53
Died Aged:37
John Derek
08/12/1926-05/22/1998
53
David Lee
08/12/1926
53
Peggy Mondo
08/12/1927-02/19/1991
52
John Bluthal
08/12/1929
50
Pat Harrington Jr.
08/12/1929-01/06/2016
50
Johnny Maxfield
08/12/1930-04/09/2002
49
Peter Weck
08/12/1930
49
Ralph Reed
08/12/1931-01/21/1997
48
Nadia Sanders
08/12/1931
48
Curtis Taylor
08/12/1933-12/31/1978
46
Died Aged:45
John Cazale
08/12/1935-03/12/1978
44
Died Aged:42
Michael Hawkins
08/12/1935
44
Michael Coles
08/12/1936-04/26/2005
43
Elizabeth Shepherd
08/12/1936
43
Thommy Berggren
08/12/1937
42
Carol Eve Rossen
08/12/1937
42
Jimmy Clemons
08/12/1938
41
Rosanna Huffman
08/12/1938-05/20/2016
41
Alan Marshall
08/12/1938
41
Margot Eskens
08/12/1939
40
George Hamilton
08/12/1939
40
Michael Brunson
08/12/1940
39
Gary Hollis
08/12/1940-06/29/2014
39
L.M. Kit Carson
08/12/1941-10/20/2014
38
Letícia Román
08/12/1941
38
Jennifer Warren
08/12/1941
38
Iain Blair
08/12/1942-07/03/2011
37
Stephen Brooks
08/12/1942-12/01/1999
37
Phillip Clark
08/12/1942
37
Le Clanche Du Rand
08/12/1942
37
Dana Ivey
08/12/1942
37
Colin Maitland
08/12/1942
37
Jean-Pierre Talbot
08/12/1943
36
Deborah Walley
08/12/1943-05/10/2001
36
Lezlie Dalton
08/12/1944
35
Bruce Solomon
08/12/1944
35
Ron Mael
08/12/1945
34
John Nathan-Turner
08/12/1947-05/01/2002
32
Vic Polizos
08/12/1947
32
Penny Casdagli
08/12/1948
31
Jim Beaver
08/12/1950
29
Simon Groom
08/12/1950
29
Maureen Moore
08/12/1951
28
Selina Cadell
08/12/1953
26
Sam J. Jones
08/12/1954
25
Terry Taylor
08/12/1955
24
Bruce Greenwood
08/12/1956
23
Isaach De Bankole
08/12/1957
22
Amanda Redman
08/12/1957
22
Valerie Landsburg
08/12/1958
21
Richard Morgan
08/12/1958-12/23/2006
21
James DuMont
08/12/1965
14
Peter Krause
08/12/1965
14
Brent Sexton
08/12/1967
12
Ellory Elkayem
08/12/1970
9
Charles Mesure
08/12/1970
9
Yvette Nicole Brown
08/12/1971
8
Seung-su Ryu
08/12/1971
8
Grey DeLisle
08/12/1972
7
Rebecca Gayheart
08/12/1972
7
Casey Affleck
08/12/1975
4

Released on Sunday, Aug 12 1979
Porridge (1979)CinemaUK

Aired on Sunday, Aug 12 1979
Onedin LineDirty Cargo

UK Chart
Saturday, Aug 11 1979
I Don't Like MondaysThe Boomtown Rats1
We Don't Talk AnymoreCliff Richard2
AngeleyesABBA3
Voulez-VousABBA3
Can't Stand Losing YouThe Police4
WantedThe Dooleys5
Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3Ian Dury & The Blockheads6
Hersham BoysSham 697
The Diary Of Horace WimpElectric Light Orchestra8
Girls TalkDave Edmunds9
Born To Be AlivePatrick Hernandez10
Beat The ClockSparks11
My SharonaThe Knack12
Breakfast In AmericaSupertramp13
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind & Fire14
Good TimesChic15
If I Had YouThe Korgis16
Duke Of EarlDarts17
Stay With Me Till DawnJudie Tzuke18
Are 'Friends' Electric?Tubeway Army19
Silly GamesJanet Kay20


US Chart
Saturday, Aug 11 1979
Bad GirlsDonna Summer1
Good TimesChic2
The Main Event & FightBarbra Streisand3
My SharonaKnack, The4
GoldJohn Stewart5
When You're In Love With A Beautiful WomanDr. Hook6
Ring My BellAnita Ward7
Makin' ItDavid Naughton8
Hot StuffDonna Summer9
You Can't Change ThatRaydio10
I Was Made For Lovin' YouKiss11
Mama Can't Buy You LoveElton John12
Sad EyesRobert John13
I Want You To Want Me (Live)Cheap Trick14
Lead Me OnMaxine Nightingale15
Ain't No Stoppin' Us NowMcFadden and Whitehead16
Shine A Little LoveElectric Light Orchestra17
Don't Bring Me DownElectric Light Orchestra18
After The Love Has GoneEarth, Wind and Fire19
I'll Never Love This Way AgainDionne Warwick20