On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1979

Historical Events

  • Supreme court of Lahore affirms death sentence against Premier Bhutto

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Bălan, Moldovan singer (O-Zone), born in Chișinău, Moldova

Famous Deaths

  • Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47
  • Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian, dies at 68
1979 Highlights

About February 6, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

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