On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1979

Historical Events

  • 23rd European Cup: Nottingham Forest beats Malmo FF 1-0 at Munich
  • Pat Underwood makes his pitching debut for Detroit beats brother Tom
  • Percom Data Company Inc release Microdos for Radio Shack's TRS-80
  • Ted Coombs begins a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Kugimiya Rie, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
  • Mike Bishai, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Raine, British actor (Quartet), dies at 82
1979 Highlights

About May 30, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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