On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1979

Historical Events

  • Debbie Boone & Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA
  • LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask
  • Pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings

Music History

U2 releases 1st record, an EP titled 'U2-3', available only in Ireland


Famous Deaths

  • Doris Kenyon, American silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81
1979 Highlights

About September 1, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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