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Historical Events In 1979

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Feb 06   In the year 1979 alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47  

Feb 06   In the year 1979 supreme court of Lahore affirms death sentence against premier Bhutto  

Feb 07   "Supertrain," TV Anthology, Superbomb of 1979, debuts on NBC in the year 1979.  

Feb 07   On this day in history colonel Benjedid Chadli succeeds President Boumédienne in Algeria  

Feb 07   Faoud Bacchus scores 250 for West Indies vs India at Kanpur in the year 1979.  

Feb 07   Josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Neptune becomes farthest planet from the sun in our solar system (will remain that way for 20 years) in the year 1979.  

Feb 07   In the year 1979 pink Floyd premiered their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles  

Feb 08   Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82 in the year 1979.  

Feb 08   The Secretary of the Navy announced that the helicopter portion of the Navy's LAMPS MK III was to be known officially as the Seahawk in the year 1979.  

Feb 08   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Feb 09   21st Grammy Awards Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey on this day in history.  

Feb 09   ABC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Beginning of James Clavell's novel "Whirlwind" on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1979 c I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies  

Feb 09   Nigeria amends constitution on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" by Rod Stewart peaks at #1  

Feb 11   In the year 1979 43 million watch "Elvis!" on ABC  

Feb 11   On this day in history emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation  

Feb 11   In the year 1979 followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seize power in Iran.  

Feb 11   Musical "They're Playing Our Song," premieres at Imperial NYC for 1082 performances on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1979 jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84  

Feb 13   2nd Emmy Sports Award presentation on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1979 jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84  

Feb 13   Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1979 adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered  

Feb 15   21st Grammy Awards Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey win in the year 1979.  

Feb 15   In the year 1979 alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51  

Feb 15   Paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hours 40 minutes on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show  

Feb 15   In the year 1979 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 16   George Harrison releases "Blow Away" in the year 1979.  

Feb 16   On this day in history louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58  

Feb 16   In the year 1979 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

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

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

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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