What Happened on September 25, 1979

Historical Events

  • "Evita" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances
  • California Angels win their 1st NL West pennant

Famous Deaths

  • Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (Me tulemme taas, Rion yƶ), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 64
1979 Highlights

About September 25, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 4 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