On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Brook, English actress/model, born in Rochester, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Judee Sill, American singer-songwriter (Crayon Angels: Jesus Was A Cross Maker), dies of a drug overdose at 35
  • Merle Oberon, British actress (That Uncertain Feeling, Wuthering Heights), dies from a stroke at 68
  • Richard Rovere, American political journalist (Goldwater Caper), dies at 64
1979 Highlights

About November 23, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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