On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Hollie, American professional wrestler
  • John Hennigan, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Charles White, American artist (The Contribution of the Negro to American Democracy), dies at 61
  • Claudia Jennings [Mary Ellen Chestrerton],, American actress and Playboy playmate (Nov, 1969, Playmate of the Year 1970), dies in car crash at 29
1979 Highlights

About October 3, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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