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Historical Events In 1979

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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

Jul 13   In the year 1979 corine Griffith, dies at 84  

Jul 13   George Harrison releases "faster" in the year 1979.  

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   James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93 in the year 1979.  

Jul 17   Doug Meintjes, S Afr cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies in the year 1979.  

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

Jul 17   On this day in history sebastian Coe runs world record 3:49 mile in Oslo  

Jul 18   Gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1979 2 supertankers collide off Tobago-260,000 TONS of oil spill  

Jul 19   Nicaragua Liberation Day; Sandinistas take over from Somoza on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 21   Ludwig Renn, writer, dies at 90 in the year 1979.  

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

Jul 21   National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated in the year 1979.  

Jul 22   On this day in history hope Summers actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78  

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

Jul 23   On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops  

Jul 23   In the year 1979 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31  

Jul 24   Archie Duncan actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1979 archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65  

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

Jul 27   On this day in history ettore Manni, actor (Street People, Divine Nymph), dies at 52  

Jul 29   On this day in history herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81  

Jul 30   On this day in history beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 67  

Jul 31   Beatrix Lehmann, actress (Psyche '59, Rat, Staircase), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2402 Satpaev & #2416 Sharonov  

Aug 01   Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway in the year 1979.  

Aug 01   Thurmon Munson killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

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   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1979 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   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.  

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   In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died on this day in history.  

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