What Happened on September 10, 1979

Historical Events

  • 3 Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill Truman are freed

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Young, American actor (All My Children), and singer, born in Renton, Washington
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Agostinho Neto, 1st President of Angola (1975-79), dies at 56
  • Stanyslav Lyudkevych, Ukranian composer, and musicologist, dies at 100
1979 Highlights

About September 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Sharona - The Knack
  • UK #1 Song: We Don't Talk Anymore - Cliff Richard