What Happened on May 14, 1979

Historical Events

  • "Kids Are All Right" rockumentary film featuring The Who premieres at the Cannes Film Festival

Film Release

"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
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

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

About May 14, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 13 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