What Happened on June 30, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Johnny Rotten and Joan Collins appear together on BBC TV's Juke Box Jury

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