What Happened on September 23, 1979

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Jane Fonda & 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC

Baseball Record

MLB St Louis Cardinals legend Lou Brock steals 938th & final base of his career

  • Somali constitution approved by president
1979 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryant McKinnie, NFL Offensive Tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Woodbury, New Jersey
  • Red, rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ricky Davis, American basketball player
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Lacey, actress (October Man, Carnival), dies at 75

About September 23, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Sharona - The Knack
  • UK #1 Song: Message In A Bottle - The Police