February 15, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Los Angeles premiere of Paul Schrader's allegedly fact based "Hardcore"
  • Paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hrs 40 mins
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Deaths in History

  • Mehdi Rahimi, Iran general/milt governor of Tehran, executed