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Historical Events In 1979

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Apr 10   In the year 1979 soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian  

Apr 11   Ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala in the year 1979.  

Apr 12   In the year 1979 soyuz 33 returns to Earth  

Apr 13   On this day in history longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours  

Apr 18   "Real People" premieres on NBC TV in the year 1979.  

Apr 19   FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Bkln NY) on this day in history.  

Apr 19   J C Muzzio discovers asteroid #3666 in the year 1979.  

Apr 20   On this day in history johnny Carson was said to be leaving "The Tonight Show". Newspapers around the country gave details about why the comedian and late-night host was said to be unhappy after 17 years on the show  

Apr 20   Peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60 in the year 1979.  

Apr 22   Mick Jaggar & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada on this day in history.  

Apr 24   John Carroll, actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1979 "Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premiers  

Apr 25   On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2656 Evenkia & #3653  

Apr 27   On this day in history george Harrison releases "Love Comes to Everyone"  

Apr 28   On this day in history feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86  

Apr 29   On this day in history julia A Perry, US composer/conductor (Soul Symphony), dies at 55  

May 01   In the year 1979 berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies  

May 01   Elton John becomes first pop star to perform in Israel in the year 1979.  

May 01   In the year 1979 home rule introduced to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland)  

May 01   On this day in history marshall Islands (in the Pacific) become self-governing  

May 02   14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win in the year 1979.  

May 02   14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win in the year 1979.  

May 03   In the year 1979 erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76  

May 03   On this day in history margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female prime minister  

May 03   The Yukon River submerges Dawson under more than two metres of water; downtown declared a disaster area on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1979 nASA launches Fltsatcom-2  

May 04   On this day in history the first woman prime minister of Great Britain (Margaret Thatcher) is elected  

May 05   In the year 1979 masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting  

May 05   Shirley O'Hara, actress (Wild Party), dies at 68 in the year 1979.  

May 05   In the year 1979 voyager 1 passes Jupiter  

May 06   In the year 1979 fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 81.8 kph over 200 meters  

May 06   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

May 08   On this day in history radio Shack releases TRSDOS 2.3  

May 08   On this day in history talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76  

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

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

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born in the year 1979.  

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   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 in the year 1979.  

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.  

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