On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1979

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestKate Hudson

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

Actress Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson

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? 41 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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