What Happened on December 31, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Bryar, American drummer (My Chemical Romance, Gerardolopoly), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Elaine Cassidy, Irish actress, born in Raheny, Republic of Ireland
  • Josh Hawley, American politician (Senator-R-Missouri 2019-), 1st to object to certification of Biden victory, born in Springdale, Arkansas
1979 Highlights

About December 31, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Please Don't Go - KC And The Sunshine Band
  • UK #1 Song: Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd