What Happened on June 19, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

In NYC 36,211 show up to witness return of Billy Martin as manager of the New York Yankees

  • Mali's constitution goes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
  • Quentin Jammer, American football player
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Popenoe, American eugenicist (b. 1888)

About June 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
  • UK #1 Song: Ring My Bell - Anita Ward