What Happened on March 31, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 133rd Grand National: Maurice Barnes aboard Rubstic wins
  • 24th Eurovision Song Contest: Gali Atari and Milk and Honey for Israel wins singing "Hallelujah" in Jerusalem
  • The last British soldier leaves the Maltese Islands. Malta declares its Freedom Day (Jum il-Helsien).

Famous Birthdays

  • Amey Date, Indian playback singer
  • Josh Kinney, American baseball player