What Happened on February 2, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandee Dawn McCoskey, Miss Alaska Teen USA (1996)
  • Fani Halkia, Greek hurdler
  • Irini Terzoglou, Greek shot putter
  • Lindsay Langston, Modesto California, archer (Olympics-1996)
  • Petra Cada, Canadian table tennis player (Olympics-96), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Shamita Shetty, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sid Vicious [John Simon Ritchie], English bassist (Sex Pistols), dies of a heroin overdose at 21

Musician Sid Vicious
Musician
Sid Vicious