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Historical Events In 1979

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Feb 06   Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1979 21st Grammy Awards Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey  

Feb 09   On this day in history aBC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special  

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   "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" by Rod Stewart peaks at #1 in the year 1979.  

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

Feb 11   Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 12   Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1979 2nd Emmy Sports Award presentation  

Feb 13   On this day in history jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84  

Feb 13   In the year 1979 washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm  

Feb 14   On this day in history adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered  

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

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

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

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

Feb 15   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 16   George Harrison releases "Blow Away" on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1979 louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58  

Feb 16   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   In the year 1979 birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

Apr 21   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1979 birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  

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

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born in the year 1979.  

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

May 19   On this day in history birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  

Jan 05   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  

Jan 14   In the year 1979 death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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