On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Budweiser rocket car reaches 1190 kph (record for wheeled vehicle)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaimee Foxworth, Belleville, Illinois, American actress (Judy Winslow-Family Matters) and porn star
  • Matt Murley, American ice hockey player
  • Ryan Key, American musician and songwriter (Yellowcard)