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Historical Events In 1979

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1979 "Supertrain," TV Anthology, Superbomb of 1979, debuts on NBC  

Feb 07   Colonel Benjedid Chadli succeeds President Boumédienne in Algeria in the year 1979.  

Feb 07   Faoud Bacchus scores 250 for West Indies vs India at Kanpur on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history neptune becomes farthest planet from the sun in our solar system (will remain that way for 20 years)  

Feb 07   Pink Floyd premiered their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1979 nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82  

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   On this day in history 21st Grammy Awards Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey  

Feb 09   ABC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special in the year 1979.  

Feb 09   In the year 1979 beginning of James Clavell's novel "Whirlwind"  

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 in the year 1979.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1979 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 in the year 1979.  

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

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

Feb 13   Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm in the year 1979.  

Feb 14   In the year 1979 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   Alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   Temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1979.  

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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