On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1979

Historical Events

Historic Event

The Sun paper headline is 'Crisis? What Crisis?' as UK Prime Minister James Callaghan denies that the country is in chaos during the 'Winter of Discontent' strike wave

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith, American rapper (Kris Kross - "Jump"), born in Atlanta, Georgia
1979 Highlights

About January 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn