On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • Formation of Guardian Angels crime fighters in New York City
  • Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Behring Breivik, Norwegian terrorist, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Mena Suvari, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Rafael Márquez, Mexican footballer, born in Zamora, Mexico
1979 Highlights

About February 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: Heart Of Glass - Blondie