Historical Events on November 1, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" premieres

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyricist Tim Rice
Tim Rice
  • Bolivia military coup under General Busch, President Guevara flees
  • Edward Bennett Williams buys Orioles from Hoffberger for $12.3 million
  • Tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster
  • US Federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler