What Happened on August 1, 1979

Historical Events

  • 12th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at U.S. Grant Hotel
  • Maria de Lurdes Pintasilgo forms government in Portugal

Famous Birthdays

  • Honeysuckle Weeks, Welsh actress (Foyle's War), born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales

Jason MomoaJason Momoa (43 years old)

American actor (Game of Thrones, Aquaman), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Junior Agogo, Ghanaian footballer, born in Accra, Ghana
Born in 1979

About August 1, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Girls - Donna Summer
  • UK #1 Song: I Don't Like Mondays - Boomtown Rats