Historical Events on August 17, 1979

About Aug 17, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 28 days

Historical Events

  • 2 Russian passenger planes collide above Ukraine, 173 killed

Film release premierFilm Premier

Monty Python's "Life of Brian" directed by Terry Jones, starring Graham Chapman & John Cleese premieres

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin