(dailynews.com) Do you remember the last time that a total solar eclipse could be seen from the United States? Well, it was Feb. 26, 1979.

A lot of other things happened that year. It’s also when Margaret Thatcher was elected Britain’s first female prime minister, the Iran Hostage Crisis began, Saddam Hussein became the President of Iraq, ESPN was founded and much more.

It was also a monumental year for Southern California. Here is a refresher of some of the year’s biggest events, broken down by county (you’re welcome).

Warning: This may make you feel a bit old.

• The Museum of Contemporary Art was founded in Los Angeles.

• Comedy club, the Laugh Factory, opened its doors on the Sunset Strip. Tim Allen, Ellen DeGeneres, Jon Stewart and more famous comedians have performed there.

• Los Angeles Angels (then California Angels) won its first American League West Division title.

• Mayor Tom Bradley signs into law LA’s first homosexual rights bill that prohibited private workplace discrimination. 1979 was also the same year of the first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.

• Los Angeles Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins National League Rookie of the Year.

Read more here: Here’s what happened in Southern California the year of the last total solar eclipse