What Happened on November 25, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Most Happy Fella" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • 67th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 17-9
  • Israel returns Alma oilfields in Gulf of Suez to Egypt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pat Summerall and John Madden broadcast a game together for the first time, a pairing that would last 22 years and become one of the most well-known partnerships in TV sportscasting history

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall
  • Pittsburgh gains 606 net yards against Cleveland, winning 33-30

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Lehan, American National Football League player
  • Thea Gilmore, British songwriter