1979 – Boston Pops conductor Arthur Fiedler dies at the age of 84. He began his association with the Boston Pops Orchestra about 1915 as a viola player. He was conductor from 1930 until his Deaths.
1979 – The Boomtown Rats made a personal appearance at the opening of the new Virgin Megastore in London.
1979 – The Doobie Brothers celebrate their 10th anniversary with an all-star jam session at the Friar’s Club in Los Angeles.