What Happened on December 8, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Wilhelmsson, Swedish footballer, born in Malmö Municipality, Sweden
  • Daniel Fitzhenry, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Macksville, Australia
  • Ingrid Michaelson, American folk-pop singer-songwriter (Lights Out), born in New York City
  • Johan Forssell, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
1979 Highlights

About December 8, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 19 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