On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • Revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical "Oklahoma!" opens at Palace Theater, NYC,;runs for 301 performances
  • Saudi Arabia raises marker crude price to $24 per barrel
  • Strikes against price increases in Gdańsk, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), dies at 64
1979 Highlights

About December 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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