Regional Hits of 1979

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The standard page for 1979 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

The most distinctive songs of 1979 (that is the hits that only charted in one place) has been calculated.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive Moves -2 Moves -4 Blondie Heart of Glass Moves -4 Moves -13 Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore 1
2 Chic Le Freak Moves 0 Moves 0 Chic Le Freak Moves -15 Moves -4 Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive 2
3 The Knack My Sharona Moves -4 Moves 2 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive Moves -12 Moves -14 Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star 3
4 Donna Summer Hot Stuff Moves -1 Moves -8 Bee Gees Tragedy Moves 0 Moves 0 Bee Gees Tragedy 4
5 Blondie Heart of Glass Moves 4 Moves 1 Donna Summer Hot Stuff Moves -20 Moves 4 Blondie Heart of Glass 5
6 The Doobie Brothers What a Fool Believes Moves -10 Moves -40 Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive Moves 4 Moves -5 M Pop Muzik 6
7 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? Moves -3 Moves 4 The Knack My Sharona Moves -29 Moves -32 Abba Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) 7
8 Donna Summer Bad Girls Moves -10 Moves -3 Bee Gees Too Much Heaven Moves -4 Moves -29 Art Garfunkel Bright Eyes 8
9 Peaches & Herb Reunited Moves -13 Moves -8 Anita Ward Ring My Bell Moves -1 Moves -11 Abba Chiquitita 9
10 Sister Sledge We Are Family Moves -11 Moves 3 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? Moves -9 Moves 1 Anita Ward Ring My Bell 10
11 Bee Gees Too Much Heaven Moves 3 Moves -5 M Pop Muzik Moves 5 Moves -8 The Village People In the Navy 11
12 Bee Gees Tragedy Moves 8 Moves -13 Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Moves -14 Moves 4 Bee Gees Too Much Heaven 12
13 Styx Babe Moves -15 Moves -2 Amii Stewart Knock On Wood Moves -9 Moves -12 The Boomtown Rats I Don't Like Mondays 13
14 Eagles Heartache Tonight Moves -27 Moves -48 Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore Moves 13 Moves -1 Kiss I Was Made For Lovin' You 14
15 Amii Stewart Knock On Wood Moves 2 Moves -9 Kiss I Was Made For Lovin' You Moves 1 Moves 12 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive 15
16 M Pop Muzik Moves 5 Moves 10 The Doobie Brothers What a Fool Believes Moves -124 Moves -46 Boney M Hooray Hooray It's a Holi-Holiday 16
17 Anita Ward Ring My Bell Moves 8 Moves -100 Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star Moves 14 Moves 15 Chic Le Freak 17
18 Bee Gees Love You Inside Out Moves -32 Moves 10 Donna Summer Bad Girls Moves -27 Moves -37 Eruption One Way Ticket 18
19 Billy Joel My Life Moves -8 Moves -4 The Village People In the Navy Moves 8 Moves 9 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? 19
20 Chic Good Times Moves -6 Moves -100 Abba Chiquitita Moves 11 Moves -57 Milk & Honey Hallelujah 20

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