On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1979

Historical Events

  • Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iran Hostages (ABC)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ©s Nocioni, Argentine basketball player
  • Chris Atkinson, Australian rally driver

Famous Deaths

  • Joyce Grenfell (Adventure for Two), actress, dies at 69
  • Zeppo Marx [Herbert Manfred Marx], American comedian and actor (Marx Brothers), dies at 78
1979 Highlights

About November 30, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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