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Historical Events In 1979

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Aug 06   Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Aug 06   In the year 1979 kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65  

Aug 07   On this day in history the first day of trading in British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation (BCRIC) shares, everyone in the province got 5 shares from the government  

Aug 09   Allan Frank, actor (Charade Quiz), dies at 64 in the year 1979.  

Aug 10   Dick Foran, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history hurricane David in Dominican Republic, Dominica killing 2,069 people  

Aug 17   Vivian Vance actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1979 vivian Vance, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of cancer at 67  

Aug 19   In the year 1979 crew of Soyuz 32 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 aft 175 d flight  

Aug 19   Dorsey Burnette, rocker, dies at 46 of a heart attack on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC  

Aug 23   In the year 1979 mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies  

Aug 23   Soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1979 uN's Vienna office opens  

Aug 24   In the year 1979 uN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps  

Aug 25   Stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67 in the year 1979.  

Aug 27   An IRA bomb takes the life of British Lord Louis Mountbatten in a boat off the Irish coast on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history boleslaw Szabelski, composer, dies at 82  

Aug 28   In the year 1979 simonow, writer, dies  

Aug 29   On this day in history mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84  

Aug 30   A U.S. Navy CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter of VR-24 lifted a 12-foot bronze statue of the Madonna and Child to the top of Mt. Tiberius on Capri, Italy, to replace one which had been destroyed by lightning. The statue was too large to be transported overland in the year 1979.  

Aug 30   In the year 1979 the first prototype of the Navy's SH-60B Seahawk helicopter was unveiled at the Sikorsky Aircraft Division at Stratford, Connecticut  

Aug 30   On this day in history the first recorded occurrence-comet hits sun (energy=1 mil hydrogen bombs)  

Aug 31   In the year 1979 comet Howard-Koomur-Michels collides with the Sun  

Aug 31   In the year 1979 donald McHenry named to succeed Andrew Young as UN ambassador  

Aug 31   E J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper 1911-14), dies in the year 1979.  

Aug 31   Movie actress Sally Rand dies of heart failure at age 76 in Glendora, CAug 31, in the year 1979.  

Sep 01   Debbie Boone &Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA in the year 1979.  

Sep 01   On this day in history doris Kenyon, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81  

Sep 01   LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to flyby the planet Saturn  

Sep 01   On this day in history pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  

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   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  

Jan 07   In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

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

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

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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