What Happened on December 9, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Olivia Lufkin, Japanese-American pop singer and songwriter, born in Naha, Japan
  • Stephen McPhail, Irish footballer, born in City of Westminster, London
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Fulton J. Sheen, American archbishop and religious broadcaster (Life is Worth Living), dies in NYC at 84
1979 Highlights

About December 9, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 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: Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd