On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1979

Historical Events

  • Musical "Peter Pan", starring Sandy Duncan, opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 578 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Silvestry, American professional wrestler (Low Ki), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Carlos Adri├ín Morales, Mexican soccer midfielder (8 caps; Morelia 382 games, born in La Piedad, Mexico
  • Foxy Brown [Inga Marchand], Trinidadian-American rapper (Ill Na Na, Broken Silence), born in NYC, New York
  • Massimo Maccarone, Italian footballer, born in Galliate, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Ronald Binge, British composer (Elizabethan Serenade, Sailing By), dies at 69
1979 Highlights

About September 6, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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