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Historical Events In 1979

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 19   On this day in history paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies  

Jan 21   On this day in history neptune becomes outermost planet (Pluto moves closer)  

Jan 21   Price of gold increases to record $875 troy ounce in the year 1979.  

Jan 22   Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes in the year 1979.  

Jan 23   Willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51 in the year 1979.  

Jan 24   In the year 1979 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Jan 25   In the year 1979 22.2-km Oshimizu railroad tunnel holed through, central Honshu, Japan  

Jan 25   J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87 in the year 1979.  

Jan 25   Jean-Luc Pepin and John Robarts release the Report of the Task Force on Canadian Unity; recommend that Quebec should have the power to maintain its language and culture, and that federal powers be reduce on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1979 pope John Paul II's first overseas trip as supreme pontiff  

Jan 26   On this day in history "The Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS's vast wasteland  

Jan 26   On this day in history former U.S. Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller dies in New York at age 70.  

Jan 26   In the year 1979 music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht Netherlands  

Jan 26   On this day in history nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70  

Jan 27   36th Golden Globes Midnight Express, Jon Voight &Jane Fonda in the year 1979.  

Jan 29   Brenda Spencer kills 2, inspires Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays" on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping is welcomed to the White House by U.S. President Jimmy Carter Carter, as the two countries re-establish formal relations in the year 1979.  

Jan 29   Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington DC in the year 1979.  

Jan 29   President Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1979 iran announces that Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini is returning, ending his exile in France.  

Jan 30   Rhodesia agrees to new constitution in the year 1979.  

Jan 30   Rhodesian whites vote to transfer to majority rule in the year 1979.  

Feb 01   On this day in history ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile.  

Feb 01   Mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Newspaper heiress Patty Hearst leaves federal prison when her sentence for bank robbery is commuted by President Jimmy Carter on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Feb 02   On this day in history jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide  

Feb 03   On this day in history "YMCA" by Village People peaks at #2 on pop singles chart  

Feb 03   Jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 03   US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne on this day in history.  

Feb 03   US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner in the year 1979.  

Feb 05   Costliest single periodical ad, $3.2 million, Gulf + Western in Time on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies 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   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born in the year 1979.  

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  

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   In the year 1979 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   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  

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

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

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