What Happened on July 11, 1979

Historical Events

  • US Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia and disintegrates

Famous Birthdays

  • √Čric Abidal, French footballer (Lyon, Barcelona), born in Saint-Genis-Laval, France
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Wagner, French Canadian judge and politician, dies at 54
1979 Highlights

About July 11, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 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