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Historical Events For 1979

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Jan 01   On this day in history international Year of the Child begins  

Jan 01   On this day in history uS & China (People's Republic) begin diplomatic relations  

Jan 02   On this day in history sid Vicious' trial for murder of girlfriend Nancy Spingen begins  

Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.  

Jan 04   In the year 1979 an out-of-court settlement awards $675,000 to the victims of the Kent State massacre of 1970 (made famous by the CSNY song Ohio).  

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history jazz bassist Charles Mingus dies of a heart attack at age 56.  

Jan 07   Vietnamese forces capture Phnom Penh from Khmer Rouge on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

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Jan 08   On this day in history 512 die as oil tanker Bantry Bay blows up  

Jan 08   In the year 1979 argentina & Chile sign Beagle Canal accord  

Jan 08   Today Show gets a new theme song on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Vietnamese troops overtook Khmer Rouge & occupy Phnom Penh in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to WS Merwin in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   In the year 1979 k-Mart pulls Steve Martin's "Let's Get Small" for being in "bad taste"  

Jan 09   Supreme Court strikes down (6-3) PA law requiring doctors performing an abortion to try to preserve lives of potentially viable fetuses on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history entertainer of the Year Awards  

Jan 11   In the year 1979 jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  

Jan 12   On this day in history 6th American Music Award Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win  

Jan 12   On this day in history los Angeles's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham  

Jan 12   In the year 1979 record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100  

Jan 13   Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam in the year 1979.  

Jan 13   On this day in history donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  

Jan 13   On this day in history yMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song  

Jan 14   On this day in history president Carter proposes Martin Luther King's birthday be a holiday  

Jan 16   In the year 1979 fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 16   Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history the ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country  

Jan 17   Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran on this day in history.  

Jan 17   USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1979.  

Jan 18   Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1979.  

Jan 19   John N Mitchell (former AG) released on parole from federal prison on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   In the year 1979 birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born in the year 1979.  

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born in the year 1979.  

May 19   On this day in history birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1979 conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  

Jan 04   On this day in history charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  

Jan 05   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 11   On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  

Jan 13   In the year 1979 death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  

Jan 14   In the year 1979 death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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