What Happened on December 19, 1979

Historical Events

Kramer vs Kramer

"Kramer vs Kramer" directed by Robert Benton and starring Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep is released (Best Picture 1980)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Devine, American singer-songwriter (Brother's Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Paola Rey, Colombian actress
Born in 1979
1979 Highlights

About December 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 9 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