What Happened on July 10, 1979

Historical Events

Music History

Chuck Berry begins 4 months term in prison for $200,000 in tax evasion

Famous Birthdays

  • Gong Yoo [Gong Ji-cheol], South Korean actor (Train to Busan, Squid Game), born in Busan, South Korea
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fiedler, American orchestra leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84
1979 Highlights

About July 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Girls - Donna Summer
  • UK #1 Song: Are 'Friends' Electric? - Tubeway Army