What Happened on January 31, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Tammet, British writer & autistic savant, born in Barking, London

Famous Deaths

  • Grant Green, American jazz, blues and funk guitarist, and songwriter, dies of a heart attack at 43
1979 Highlights

About January 31, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Le Freak - Chic
  • UK #1 Song: Heart Of Glass - Blondie