What Happened on June 29, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • San Diego Chicken reborn at Jack Murphy Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Abs Breen, English singer
  • Andy O'Brien, English footballer (Republic of Ireland), born in Harrogate, England
  • Barış Akarsu, Turkish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer
  • Matthew Bode, Australian Rules football player

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Barnett, Australian cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies at 71
  • Lowell George, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Little Feat), dies at 34