What Happened on January 21, 1979

Historical Events

  • Neptune becomes outermost planet (Pluto moves closer)
  • Price of gold increases to record $875 troy oz
  • Super Bowl XIII, Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys, 35-31; MVP: Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, QB
1979 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian O'Driscoll, Irish rugby union footballer
  • Byung-Hyun Kim, Korean baseball player
Born in 1979

About January 21, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Le Freak - Chic
  • UK #1 Song: Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury & The Blockheads