What Happened on February 15, 1979

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

21st Grammy Awards: Billy Joel's "Just the Way You Are"; A Taste of Honey win

  • Paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hrs 40 mins
  • Temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on "he Mike Douglas Show"
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Granduciel [Granofsky], American guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer (The War on Drugs - "Thinking Of A Place"; "Holding On": The Violators, 2003-11), born in Dover, Massachusetts
  • Alenka Kej┼żar, Slovenian swimmer, born in Kranj, Slovenia
  • Gordon Shedden, Scottish auto racing driver, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Josh Low, English footballer, born in Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Canadian actor (Quarantine), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
Born in 1979

About February 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 14 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