On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • Charlie Daniels hosts Volunteer Jam
  • YMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song

Famous Birthdays

  • Jill Wagner, American Actor

Famous Deaths

  • Donny Hathaway, American rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33
  • Marjorie Lawrence, Australian soprano (b. 1907)
1979 Highlights

About January 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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