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 Chic Le Freak Moves -1 Moves -4 Blondie Heart of Glass Moves -3 Moves -14 Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore 1
2 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive Moves -1 Moves 1 Chic Le Freak Moves -17 Moves -2 Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive 2
3 The Knack My Sharona Moves -4 Moves 1 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive Moves -12 Moves -14 Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star 3
4 Donna Summer Hot Stuff Moves -2 Moves -43 Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive Moves 2 Moves 3 Blondie Heart of Glass 4
5 Blondie Heart of Glass Moves 4 Moves -7 Bee Gees Tragedy Moves 0 Moves 0 Bee Gees Tragedy 5
6 The Doobie Brothers What a Fool Believes Moves -14 Moves 2 Donna Summer Hot Stuff Moves -19 Moves -3 M Pop Muzik 6
7 Sister Sledge We Are Family Moves -14 Moves 4 The Knack My Sharona Moves -28 Moves -29 Art Garfunkel Bright Eyes 7
8 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? Moves -2 Moves -3 Bee Gees Too Much Heaven Moves -6 Moves -32 Abba Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) 8
9 Donna Summer Bad Girls Moves -10 Moves -9 M Pop Muzik Moves 3 Moves -5 Abba Chiquitita 9
10 Peaches & Herb Reunited Moves -13 Moves 2 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? Moves -8 Moves -1 Anita Ward Ring My Bell 10
11 Bee Gees Too Much Heaven Moves 3 Moves -6 Anita Ward Ring My Bell Moves 1 Moves -5 Kiss I Was Made For Lovin' You 11
12 Bee Gees Tragedy Moves 7 Moves -13 Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Moves -14 Moves -6 The Village People In the Navy 12
13 Styx Babe Moves -13 Moves -2 Amii Stewart Knock On Wood Moves -10 Moves -12 The Boomtown Rats I Don't Like Mondays 13
14 Eagles Heartache Tonight Moves -27 Moves -100 Abba Chiquitita Moves 5 Moves 6 Bee Gees Too Much Heaven 14
15 Amii Stewart Knock On Wood Moves 2 Moves -44 Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore Moves 14 Moves 12 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive 15
16 Supertramp The Logical Song Moves -8 Moves -8 Kiss I Was Made For Lovin' You Moves 5 Moves -48 Boney M El Lute 16
17 Anita Ward Ring My Bell Moves 6 Moves -165 Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star Moves 14 Moves -43 Boney M Hooray Hooray It's a Holi-Holiday 17
18 M Pop Muzik Moves 9 Moves -5 The Village People In the Navy Moves 6 Moves 8 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? 18
19 Bee Gees Love You Inside Out Moves -28 Moves 10 Donna Summer Bad Girls Moves -31 Moves 17 Chic Le Freak 19
20 Billy Joel My Life Moves -9 Moves 14 The Doobie Brothers What a Fool Believes Moves -132 Moves -35 Eruption One Way Ticket 20

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