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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 15   On this day in history ernst Meister, writer, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 15   On this day in history the first space shuttle SRB qualification test firing; 122 seconds  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 16   Carl Yastrzemski hits his 1,000th extra base hit in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 17   Lou Frizzel, actor (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 21   Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 22   Emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Jun 23   The rock group, the Knack releases "My Sharona" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 28   Paul Dessau, German composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 29   On this day in history ben Barnett, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 30   Johnny Rotten &Joan Collins appear together on BBC's Juke Box Jury in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 01   Richard Ward, actor (Beacon Hill), dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 06   Van McCoy, singer/songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle), dies at 35 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 08   On this day in history michael Wilding, actor (Waterloo, Zarakm Naked Edge), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 08   Voyager 2 takes first ever photo of Jupiter's satellite Adrastea (J14) in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jul 09   On this day in history voyager 2 flies past Jupiter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   In the year 1979 arthur Fiedler the conductor of The Boston Pops Orchestra died  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   In the year 1979 arthur Fiedler, orch leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   Debris from the US Skylab space station fall on Australia in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   US Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia & disintegrates in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 12   "Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park, causes fans to go wild & causes White Sox to forfeit 2nd game of a doubleheader to the Tigers on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 12   On this day in history kalervo Tuukkanen, composer, dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 12   In the year 1979 kiribati (Gilbert & Ellice Is) gains independence from Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Apr 02   In the year 1979 birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   In the year 1979 birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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