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Historical Events In 1979

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May 26   On this day in history "Dancin' Fool" by Frank Zappa hits #45  

May 26   On this day in history george Brent, actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75  

May 27   On this day in history pope John Paul ordains John J O'Conner as a bishop  

May 28   In the year 1979 european Market accepts Greece as member  

May 29   Bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's first black PM on this day in history.  

May 29   Mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies at 86 in the year 1979.  

May 30   On this day in history jack Raine, actor (Quartet), dies at 82  

May 30   In the year 1979 nottingham Forrest wins 24th Europe Cup 1 at Munich  

May 30   In the year 1979 percom Data Company Inc release Microdos for Radio Shack's TRS-80  

May 31   In the year 1979 nigel Howard, cricketer (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies  

May 31   On this day in history radio City Music Hall (NYC) reopens  

May 31   In the year 1979 zimbabwe proclaims independence  

Jun 01   In the year 1979 jack Mulhall, actor (Buck Rogers, Held for Ransom), dies at 91  

Jun 01   In the year 1979 wings release "Old Siam, Sir"  

Jun 02   Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45 in the year 1979.  

Jun 02   In the year 1979 john Paul II becomes first pope to visit a communist country (Poland)  

Jun 02   In the year 1979 nASA launches space vehicle S-198  

Jun 02   Pope John Paul II arrives in his native Poland -- the first-ever visit by a pontiff to a Communist country in the year 1979.  

Jun 03   On this day in history arno Schmidt, writer, dies at 65  

Jun 03   On this day in history the oil rig Ixtoc I in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled  

Jun 04   Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Pauline Offner, Zen Theravadin nun, dies at 53 in the year 1979.  

Jun 06   Jack Haley, actor (Wizard of Oz), dies of cancer at 79 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1979 bhaskara 1, Indian Earth resources/meteorology satellite, launched  

Jun 07   Rocker Chuck Berry is charged with tax evasion on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history herb Polesie, producer/playwright (20 Questions), dies at 79  

Jun 08   The Source, first computer public information service, goes online on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Wings release "Back to the Egg" album on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1979 michael Cairney topples a record row of 169,713 dominoes  

Jun 10   First ever European Assembly elections in the year 1979.  

Jun 10   On this day in history pope John Paul II visits Poland  

Jun 11   August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85 in the year 1979.  

Jun 12   Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min in the year 1979.  

Jun 13   In the year 1979 darla Hood, actress (Our Gang 1935-45), dies at 47  

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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 in the year 1979.  

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

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

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   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born in the year 1979.  

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

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1979.  

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 on this day in history.  

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