What Happened on May 12, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Carter, American football player and coach, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Steve Smith, American football player, orn in Los Angeles, California

Famous Weddings

Edward W. Brooke

US Senator Edward W. Brooke (59) weds second wife Anne Lee Fleming

1979 Highlights

About May 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Reunited - Peaches & Herb
  • UK #1 Song: Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel