On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeph Howard, American rock bass player (The Used), born in Orem, Utah
  • Tristan Gommendy, French racing driver, born in Le Chesnay, Yvelines
1979 Highlights

About January 4, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Much Heaven - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Y.M.C.A. - Village People