What Happened on December 6, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Luke Letlow, American businessman and politician, elected to US House of Representatives for Louisiana, but died before taking office, born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 2020)
  • Tim Cahill, Australian soccer forward (108 caps, 50 goals; Everton), born in Sydney, New South Wales
1979 Highlights

About December 6, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 4 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