What Happened on February 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 21st Grammy Awards: Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey wins
  • Los Angeles premiere of Paul Schrader's allegedly fact based "Hardcore"
  • Paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hrs 40 mins
  • Temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Alenka Kej┼żar, Slovenian swimmer
  • Gordon Shedden, Scottish Race Car Driver
  • Josh Low, English footballer
  • Kaj-Erik Eriksen, actor (Quarantine)

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51
  • Mehdi Rahimi, Iran general/milt governor of Tehran, executed