On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1979

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Milena Roucka, Canadian model and professional wrestler, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Rob Hulse, English footballer (Sheffield United), born in Crewe, England
  • Sarah Thompson, American actress (Brooklyn's Finest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Tony Torcato, American baseball player, born in Woodland, California
1979 Highlights

About October 25, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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