What Happened on April 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Musical film "Rock 'n' Roll High School" featuring the Ramones is released
  • Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurentia Tan, Singaporean Paralympic equestrienne

Famous Deaths

  • John Carroll [Julian LaFaye], American actor (Flying Tigers, Go West), dies from leukaemia at 72