What Happened on October 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood
  • Nordiques' Real Cloutier sets NHL record of a hat trick in 1st game
  • Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Area (ie Canal Zone)
  • Recorded trace of snow in Central Park NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahn Chil Hyun (Kangta), lead singer of the former South Korean group H.O.T.
  • Mya Harrison, American singer
  • Nicolás Massú, Chilean tennis player
  • Wu Chun, Brunei born Taiwanese actor

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Evans, British psychologist and computer scientist (b. 1931)
  • Paul Paray, French composer, dies at 93