What Happened on April 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Brooklyn New York)
  • Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage & Cliff
  • Johnson brawl, Gossage sustains a sprained ligament in his left thumb

Famous Birthdays

  • Challen Sievers, Downers Grove Ill, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestKate Hudson

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

Actress Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson