What Happened on November 30, 1979

Historical Events

Music History

Pink Floyd's "The Wall" released, sells 6 million copies in 2 weeks

  • Ted Koppel becomes anchor of late nightly news on Iran "America Held Hostage" (ABC)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 History

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ©s Nocioni, Argentine basketball player
  • Chris Atkinson, Australian rally driver
Born in 1979

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

About November 30, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: St. Andrew's Day (United Kingdom)

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