Historical Events on February 11, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "They're Playing Our Song" opens at Imperial NYC for 1082 performances
  • 43 million watch "Elvis!" on ABC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iran's premier Bakhtiar resigns, Ayatollah Khomeini seizes power

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • Musical "They're Playing Our Song" premieres in NYC