On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1979

Historical Events

  • "Good Times" single released by Chic (Billboard Song of the Year 1979)
  • "Got To Go Disco" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • Davona Dale wins the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont to clinch American thoroughbred racing's Triple Tiara for fillies

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

johnny rotten and Joan Collins appear together on BBC TV's "Juke Box Jury"

Musician John Lydon
John Lydon

Famous Birthdays

  • Matisyahu, Hasidic Jewish Reggae singer
  • Rick Gonzalez, Hispanic-American actor
  • Travis Minor, National Football League Runningback

Famous Deaths

  • Alfons Vranckx, Belgian politician, dies at 72
1979 Highlights

About June 30, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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