What Happened on December 12, 1979

Historical Events

  • Gold hits record $462.50 an ounce
  • President of Pakistan, Zia-ul-Haq, confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam

Famous Birthdays

  • Nate Clements, American football player, born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
Born in 1979

About December 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Babe - Styx
  • UK #1 Song: Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd