On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1979

Historical Events

  • FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Brooklyn New York)

Famous Birthdays

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Rogers Morton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), dies at 64
1979 Highlights

About April 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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