What Happened on August 1, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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, Cardiff, Welsh actress
  • Jason Momoa, American actor (Game of Thrones), born in Honolulu, Hawaiii
  • Junior Agogo, Accra, Ghanaian footballer