What Happened on September 19, 1979

Historical Events

Music Concert

5-day MUSE (Musicians United for Safe Energy) "No Nukes" concert against nuclear power opens at Madison Square Garden, NYC; performers include: Jackson Browne; Bonnie Raitt; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band; James Taylor; Carly Simon; Gil Scott-Heron, and the Doobie Brothers

Famous Birthdays

  • Dannielle Brent, British actress (Bad Girls), born in Rush Green, London
  • NoĆ©mie Lenoir, French supermodel and actress, born in Les Ulis, France
Born in 1979
1979 Highlights

About September 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 12 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: Cars - Gary Numan