On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1979

Historical Events

  • "Real People" premieres on NBC TV
  • Major Haddad declares South-Lebanon independent

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Davidson, British Formula One driver, born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
  • Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Matthew Upson, English footballer (England national team World Cup 2010), born in Eye, England
  • Michael Bradley, American basketball player, born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Nuria Fergó, Spanish singer (La vida son sólo dos días), born in Nerja, Spain
1979 Highlights

About April 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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