What Happened on April 15, 1979

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

43rd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Fuzzy Zoeller wins his only Masters with a birdie on the 2nd hole of a playoff with Ed Sneed and Tom Watson

  • A disastrous earthquake (of M 7.1) on Montenegro coast.

About April 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Knock On Wood - Amii Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel