On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1979

Historical Events

Film Release

"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
1979 Highlights

About December 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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