On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard O'Connor, Gaelic Footballer
  • Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • Freema Agyeman, English actress (Doctor Who, New Amsterdam), born in London, England
  • Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby player
  • Molly Jenson, American musician
  • Silvia Abascal, Spanish actress

Famous Deaths

  • Mino Pecorelli, Italian journalist, shot dead in Rome at 50
1979 Highlights

About March 20, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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