What Happened on March 9, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Chingy [Howard Bailey, Jr.], American rapper (Right Thurr), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Melina Perez, American model and WWE Diva, born in High Desert, California

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Mullen, American actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), dies of a heart attack at 64