On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • Erik Bedard, Canadian baseball player
  • Ryan Nyquist, American BMX rider, born in Los Gatos, California

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83
1979 Highlights

About March 6, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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