What Happened on October 22, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "One Mo' Time" with Vernel Bagners premieres in NYC
  • Deposed Shah of Iran arrives in NYC for medical treatment
  • Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest

Famous Birthdays

  • Eve Chalom, dance skater (& Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Jesse Bishop, murderer, dies in Nevada gas chamber
  • Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), dies at 92