On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1979

Historical Events

  • Seychelles adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bisbal, Spanish singer
  • Fraser Watts, Scottish cricketer
  • Jason White, American NASCAR driver
  • Pete Wentz, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Wilmette, Illinois

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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? 41 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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