On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1979

Historical Events

  • Seychelles adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bisbal, Spanish singer, born in Almería, Spain
  • Jason White, American NASCAR driver, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Pete Wentz, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Wilmette, Illinois

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

American blues musician Muddy Waters (64) weds Marva Jean Brooks (25) in Chicago

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters

Famous Deaths

  • Pauline Offner, Zen Theravadin nun, dies at 53
1979 Highlights

About June 5, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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