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Historical Events In 1979

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Jul 12   Minnie Ripperton singer (Lovin' You), dies of cancer at 30 in the year 1979.  

Jul 13   Corine Griffith, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jul 13   George Harrison releases "faster" on this day in history.  

Jul 14   George De Witt TV host (Name that Tune), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1979 george De Witt, TV host (Name that Tune), dies at 56  

Jul 16   On this day in history james F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93  

Jul 17   On this day in history doug Meintjes, S Afr cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies  

Jul 17   Sebastian Coe runs world record 3 49 mile in Oslo in the year 1979.  

Jul 17   Sebastian Coe runs world record 3:49 mile in Oslo in the year 1979.  

Jul 18   Gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London in the year 1979.  

Jul 19   2 supertankers collide off Tobago-260,000 TONS of oil spill on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Nicaragua Liberation Day; Sandinistas take over from Somoza in the year 1979.  

Jul 19   In the year 1979 patricia Harris, becomes sect of HEW  

Jul 20   44-kg Newfoundland dog pulls 2293-kg load, Bothell, Wash in the year 1979.  

Jul 21   In the year 1979 ludwig Renn, writer, dies at 90  

Jul 21   In the year 1979 n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2585 Irpedina & #3298  

Jul 21   In the year 1979 national Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated  

Jul 22   Hope Summers actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78 in the year 1979.  

Jul 22   In the year 1979 hope Summers, actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78  

Jul 23   In the year 1979 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops  

Jul 23   Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history archie Duncan actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65  

Jul 24   Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65 in the year 1979.  

Jul 26   On this day in history estimated 109 cm (43") of rain falls in Alvin, TX (national record)  

Jul 27   Ettore Manni, actor (Street People, Divine Nymph), dies at 52 in the year 1979.  

Jul 29   Herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81 in the year 1979.  

Jul 30   Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 67 in the year 1979.  

Jul 31   On this day in history beatrix Lehmann, actress (Psyche '59, Rat, Staircase), dies at 76  

Jul 31   N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2402 Satpaev & #2416 Sharonov on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1979 thurmon Munson killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32  

Aug 02   On this day in history gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway  

Aug 02   Thurmon Munson, NY Yankee, killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32 in the year 1979.  

Aug 03   Renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born in the year 1979.  

Apr 21   In the year 1979 birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

Apr 28   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

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

May 07   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

May 19   On this day in history birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

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

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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