What Happened on August 11, 1979

Historical Events

  • 28°F in Embarrass Minnesota
  • British rock band Led Zeppelin performs for what becomes the final time in England at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, before over 200,000 fans
  • Phillies Tug McGraw gives up record 4th grand slam of year
1979 History

About August 11, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 12 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