What Happened on March 26, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 41st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Mich State beats Indiana St 75-64
  • Camp David peace treaty between Israel & Egypt
  • Michigan State Spartans snaps Indiana State's 33-game win streak
  • OPEC makes full 14.5% oil price increase for 1979 effective on April 1
  • Padres & Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it

Famous Birthdays

  • Heidi Zeigler, actress (Sherry-Just the 10 of Us)
  • Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist
  • Nacho Novo, Spanish footballer
  • Pierre Wome, Cameroonian footballer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Comedic actor Bob Denver (44) weds fourth wife Dreama Peery

Actor Bob Denver
Bob Denver

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63