What Happened on April 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Brooklyn New York)
  • Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage & Cliff
  • Johnson brawl, Gossage sustains a sprained ligament in his left thumb

Famous Birthdays

  • Challen Sievers, Downers Grove Ill, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
  • Mariah Billado, Miss Vermont Teen USA (1997)