On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1979

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

British Prime Minister James Callaghan
British Prime Minister
James Callaghan

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris H. E. Smith [Daddy Mack], American rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up), born in Atlanta, Georgia
1979 Highlights

About January 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn