On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • "Madwoman of Central Park West" opens at 22 Steps NYC for 86 performances
  • Sioux nation receives $100 million in compensation for Black Hills, South Dakota

Famous Birthdays

  • Nila HÃ¥kedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player

Famous Deaths

  • Darla Hood, American child actress (Little Rascals, The Bat), dies from acute hepatitis at 47
1979 Highlights

About June 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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