What Happened on February 24, 1979

Historical Events

  • Highest price ever paid for a pig, $42,500, Stamford, Texas
  • War between North & South Yemen begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Billauer, American quadriplegic surfer
Born in 1979

Famous Weddings

Bill Walton

NBA player Bill Walton (26) weds Susan Guth

About February 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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