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Historical Events In 1979

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Jun 14   Rock group "Little Feat" disbands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   Ernst Meister, writer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   The first space shuttle SRB qualification test firing; 122 seconds in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   On this day in history ben Weber, US composer (Thorne Music Award 1965), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   Carl Yastrzemski hits his 1,000th extra base hit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   In the year 1979 h-E Schuster discovers asteroid #2275  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 17   In the year 1979 lou Frizzel, actor (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 21   Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   In the year 1979 emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 23   On this day in history the Charlie Daniels Band releases "Devil Went Down to Georgia"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jun 23   On this day in history the rock group, the Knack releases "My Sharona"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 26   Charles Clore, financier, dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 28   In the year 1979 paul Dessau, German composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 29   In the year 1979 ben Barnett, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 30   Alfons Vranckx, Belgian politician, dies at 72 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 30   In the year 1979 johnny Rotten &Joan Collins appear together on BBC's Juke Box Jury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 01   On this day in history richard Ward, actor (Beacon Hill), dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 01   On this day in history stampede Pass, Washington is covered with 6" of snow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 04   In Eastern China a 5.4 quake was centered about 225 kilometers southwest of Shanghai in the Liyang area. At least 41 people were reported killed, more than 2,000 were injured on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 05   Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 06   On this day in history van McCoy, singer/songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle), dies at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 07   D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for S Africa), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 08   Michael Wilding, actor (Waterloo, Zarakm Naked Edge), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 08   Voyager 2 takes first ever photo of Jupiter's satellite Adrastea (J14) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 09   Betty Evans Grayson, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959), dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 09   Dr Walter Massey named director of Argonne national Lab on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 09   In the year 1979 voyager 2 flies past Jupiter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 10   Arthur Fiedler the conductor of The Boston Pops Orchestra died in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 10   Arthur Fiedler, orch leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 11   In the year 1979 debris from the US Skylab space station fall on Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 11   On this day in history uS Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia & disintegrates  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 12   In the year 1979 "Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park, causes fans to go wild & causes White Sox to forfeit 2nd game of a doubleheader to the Tigers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 12   Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 12   Kiribati (Gilbert & Ellice Is) gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   In the year 1979 birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1979 conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   In the year 1979 jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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