What Happened on October 13, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Wes Brown, English footballer, born in Longsight, Manchester, England

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Muse, American actor, screenwriter and director (Casablanca, Black Stallion), dies at 89
  • Rebecca Clarke, British-American violist and classical composer (Morpheus), dies at 93
1979 Highlights

About October 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Message In A Bottle - The Police