What Happened on May 26, 1979

Historical Events

Music History

"Dancin' Fool" by Frank Zappa hits #45

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Massaro, American model and professional wrestler
  • Elisabeth Harnois, American actress (CSI), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mehmet Okur (Memo), Turkish basketball player
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • George Brent, American actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75
1979 Highlights

About May 26, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Reunited - Peaches & Herb
  • UK #1 Song: Sunday Girl - Blondie