On This Day

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 Deaths

  • Nigel Howard, English cricket batsman and captain (4 Tests; Lancashire, MCC), dies at 54
1979 Highlights

About May 31, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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