What Happened on December 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Oklahoma!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 301 performances
  • Saudi Arabia raises marker crude price to $24 per barrel
  • Strikes against price increases in Gdansk Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Christina Todd, Miss Ohio Teen USA (Miss Congeniality-1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), dies at 64