What Happened on December 4, 1979

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers retire jersey # 7, Bingo Smith

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay DeMerit, American soccer defender (25 caps; Watford, Vancouver Whitecaps FC), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Born in 1979

Famous Weddings

Liza Minnelli

American singer Liza Minnelli (33) weds (her 3rd) American sculptor Mark Gero; divorce 1992

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Karnes, actor (Max-The Lawless Years), dies at 62
1979 Highlights

About December 4, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Babe - Styx
  • UK #1 Song: Walking on the Moon - The Police