Birthdays in History in May 1979

  • May 6 Nikki Hayes, Irish radio personality
  • May 12 Erdinç Saçan, Turkish-Dutch politician
  • May 13 Prince Carl Philip of Sweden
  • May 21 James Clancy Phelan, Australian novelist
  • May 21 Jamie Hepburn, Member of the Scottish Parliament
  • May 21 Scott Smith, mixed martial arts fighter
  • May 24 Frank Mir, American UFC fighter
  • May 25 Carlos Bocanegra, American footballer
  • May 29 Casey Sheehan, American soldier; son of Cindy Sheehan (d. 2004)