Historical Events on August 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "My Sharonna" by the Knack hits #1 (stays for 42 days)
  • Sally wins LPGA Barth Golf Classic Little
  • Soviet Cosmonauts Vladimir Lyakov and Valery Ryumin return to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 after a record 175 days in space