What Happened on April 22, 1979

Historical Events

Rolling Stones Benefit Concerts

The Rolling Stones play two benefit concerts for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, in Oshawa, Ontario; performance part of guitarist Keith Richards’ sentence for heroin conviction on heroin charges

Famous Birthdays

Daniel JohnsDaniel Johns (44 years old)

Australian musician (Silverchair - "Freak"), born in Newcastle, New South Wales

  • Zoltan Gera, Hungarian footballer
Born in 1979
1979 Highlights

About April 22, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heart Of Glass - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel