On This Day

August 19, 1979 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music

  • "My Sharonna" by the Knack hits #1 (stays for 42 days)

Birthdays in Music

  • Dave Douglas, American drummer (Relient K), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Deaths in Music

  • Dorsey Burnette, American rockabilly singer (The Rock and Roll trio), dies at 46
1979 in Music