What Happened on October 14, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy
  • 1st Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. by over 100,000 people
  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
  • Flyers start 35 game unbeaten streak beating Toronto 4-3

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NBC premiere of U.S. TV adaptation of Helen Keller's life story "The Miracle Worker"

Author Helen Keller
Author
Helen Keller

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NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Birthdays

  • Coty Strickler, Miss Montana Teen USA (1997)
  • Stacy Keibler, American actress / ex-professional wrestler