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 -12 Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore 1
2 Chic Le Freak Moves 0 Moves 0 Chic Le Freak Moves -15 Moves -3 Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive 2
3 The Knack My Sharona Moves -4 Moves 2 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive Moves -11 Moves -12 Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star 3
4 Donna Summer Hot Stuff Moves -2 Moves -7 Bee Gees Tragedy Moves 0 Moves 0 Bee Gees Tragedy 4
5 Blondie Heart of Glass Moves 4 Moves -40 Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive Moves 3 Moves 4 Blondie Heart of Glass 5
6 The Doobie Brothers What a Fool Believes Moves -13 Moves 2 Donna Summer Hot Stuff Moves -18 Moves -2 M Pop Muzik 6
7 Sister Sledge We Are Family Moves -13 Moves 4 The Knack My Sharona Moves -30 Moves -30 Abba Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) 7
8 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? Moves -2 Moves -7 M Pop Muzik Moves 2 Moves -25 Art Garfunkel Bright Eyes 8
9 Donna Summer Bad Girls Moves -9 Moves -7 Anita Ward Ring My Bell Moves -1 Moves -8 Abba Chiquitita 9
10 Peaches & Herb Reunited Moves -11 Moves 2 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? Moves -9 Moves 1 Anita Ward Ring My Bell 10
11 Bee Gees Tragedy Moves 7 Moves -13 Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Moves -14 Moves -5 The Village People In the Navy 11
12 Styx Babe Moves -15 Moves -2 Amii Stewart Knock On Wood Moves -9 Moves -2 Kiss I Was Made For Lovin' You 12
13 Eagles Heartache Tonight Moves -27 Moves -49 Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore Moves 12 Moves -10 The Boomtown Rats I Don't Like Mondays 13
14 Amii Stewart Knock On Wood Moves 2 Moves -9 Kiss I Was Made For Lovin' You Moves 2 Moves 11 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive 14
15 M Pop Muzik Moves 7 Moves -100 Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star Moves 12 Moves -43 Boney M El Lute 15
16 Anita Ward Ring My Bell Moves 7 Moves -6 The Village People In the Navy Moves 5 Moves -40 Boney M Hooray Hooray It's a Holi-Holiday 16
17 Bee Gees Love You Inside Out Moves -29 Moves -100 Abba Chiquitita Moves 8 Moves 15 Chic Le Freak 17
18 Billy Joel My Life Moves -10 Moves 9 Donna Summer Bad Girls Moves -27 Moves -35 Eruption One Way Ticket 18
19 Chic Good Times Moves -7 Moves 13 The Doobie Brothers What a Fool Believes Moves -123 Moves 9 Rod Stewart Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? 19
20 Supertramp The Logical Song Moves -4 Moves 13 Sister Sledge We Are Family Moves -56 Moves -51 Milk & Honey Hallelujah 20

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