What Happened on February 7, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Supertrain", TV Anthology, Superbomb of 1979, debuts on NBC
  • Colonel Benjedid Chadli succeeds president Boumedienne in Algeria
  • Faoud Bacchus scores 250 for WI v India at Kanpur
  • Pink Floyd premiered their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Cerina Vincent, Miss Nevada Teen USA (1996)
  • Jon Leicester, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns