What Happened on May 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • "Utter Glory... Morrissey Hall" opens & closes at Mark Hellinger NYC

Historic Event

Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and family sentenced to death in Tehran

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Philip, Prince of Sweden, son of Carl XVI Gustaf, born in Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Michael Madden, American rock bassist (Maroon 5, 1994-2020), born in Austin, Texas
1979 Highlights

About May 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 14 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