On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1979

Historical Events

  • "Kids Are All Right" rockumentary film featuring The Who premieres at the Cannes Film Festival
  • "Stalker", Russian film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, starring Alexander Kaidanovsky and Anatoli Solonitsyn, is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Tenorio, Ecuadorian soccer forward (50 caps; LDU Quito, Al-Sadd), born in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • Clinton Morrison, English-born Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57
1979 Highlights

About May 14, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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