What Happened on August 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Whoopee!" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 204 performances
  • Iranian press censors start massive book burnings
  • Judy wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic Rankin

Famous Birthdays

  • Cindy Klassen, Canadian speed skater
  • D.J. Houlton, American baseball player