Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1979.
- Johnny Rotten gets one-year suspended jail ban for illegally prescribing untested drugs.
- The Hyman Memorial Stadium is opened in Downtown, Vice City.
- Kent Paul walked in on his sister and Martin having sex in Kent, England.
- The Remington vehicle is built.
- Patrick McReary is born in Dukes, Liberty City.
- Gordon Sargent is born in Dukes, Liberty City.
- Mallorie Bardas is born in Puerto Rico.
- Jason Michaels is born in Acter, State of Alderney.
- Alexandra Chilton is born in Liberty City.
- Tony McTony is born in Bohan, Liberty City.
- Cherise Glover is born in North Holland, Liberty City.
- Jimmy Pegorino is arrested for grand larceny, aged 22.
- Avon Hertz is born.
- The Rallye De Paleto motorsport event is held in Paleto Bay, San Andreas.
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