What Happened on October 28, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

Dick Howser (best Yank manager win-lost pct .636) returns to New York, replacing Billy Martin

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki Hakala, Finnish rock drummer (The Rasmus), born in Espoo, Finland
  • Jawed Karim, Bangladeshi-German-American software engineer and Internet entrepreneur (co-founder of YouTube), born in Merseburg, East Germany
  • Martin ┼ákoula, Czech ice hockey player
Born in 1979

About October 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Pop Muzik - M
  • UK #1 Song: One Day At A Time - Lena Martell