On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Olivia Lufkin, Japanese singer, born in Naha, Japan
  • Stephen McPhail, Irish footballer, born in City of Westminster, London

Famous Deaths

  • Fulton J Sheen, archbishop/religious broadcaster, dies in NYC at 84
1979 Highlights

About December 9, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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