What Happened on May 31, 1979

Historical Events

  • "I Remember Mama" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 108 performances
  • Radio City Music Hall (NYC) reopens

Famous Birthdays

  • Vir Das, Indian comedian and actor, born in Dehradun, India
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Nigel Howard, English cricket batsman and captain (4 Tests; Lancashire, MCC), dies at 54

About May 31, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
  • UK #1 Song: Sunday Girl - Blondie