What Happened on March 2, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Ireton, Cast member of MTV's A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila
  • Damien Duff, Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Christy Ring, Irish hurler, dies at 58
  • Edith Craig, actress (Harmony Lane, Smashing Rackets), dies at 71
  • Mollah Mustafa Barzani, Kurdish leader, dies at 75