On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1979

Historical Events

  • Cub reliever Bruce Sutter wins NL Cy Young Award

Famous Birthdays

  • Barney Harwood, English CBBC presenter, born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Danny Fonseca, Costa Rican soccer midfielder (28 caps; Cartagin├ęs 537 games), born in Cartago, Costa Rica
  • Joey Ryan, American professional wrestler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jon Peter Lewis, American singer and songwriter, born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Mike Commodore, Canadian professional hockey player (Carolina Hurricanes), born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
  • Will Demps, American football player, born in Charleston, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Amedeo Nazzari, Italian actor (The Nights of Cabiria, Chains, Lure of Sila), dies from cardiac arrest at 71
  • Paolo Carlini, Italian actor (It Started in Naples), dies at 53
1979 Highlights

About November 7, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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