What Happened on December 18, 1979

Historical Events

  • Stanley Barrett 1st to exceed land sonic speed (739.666 MPH)

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos, Portuguese footballer
1979 Highlights

About December 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
  • UK #1 Song: Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd