Today in History for 16th December 1979

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- "Love Story" based on the novel by Erich Segal, directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Ryan O'Neal and Ali McGraw is released
- 4 British Army soldiers are killed by a PIRA landmine near Dungannon, County Tyrone. Another British Army soldier was killed by a PIRA landmine near Forkill, County Armagh
- 68th Davis Cup: USA beats Italy in San Francisco (5-0)
- QB Roger Staubach's last regular season game with the Dallas Cowboys

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4

- Jessie Ward, American professional wrestler
- Mihai Tr─âistariu, Romanian singer
- Nicole Werra, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA (1996)
- Trevor Immelman, South African golfer

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