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Historical Events In 1979

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Jun 14   In the year 1979 rock group "Little Feat" disbands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   Ernst Meister, writer, dies at 67 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Jun 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   On this day in history emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Jun 23   In the year 1979 the rock group, the Knack releases "My Sharona"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 26   On this day in history charles Clore, financier, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jun 30   Alfons Vranckx, Belgian politician, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 30   Johnny Rotten &Joan Collins appear together on BBC's Juke Box Jury on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 01   Richard Ward, actor (Beacon Hill), dies at 64 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 01   In the year 1979 stampede Pass, Washington is covered with 6" of snow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 04   In the year 1979 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 05   In the year 1979 elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 07   D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for S Africa), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jul 09   In the year 1979 betty Evans Grayson, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959), dies at 53  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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history arthur Fiedler, orch leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84  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   US Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia & disintegrates on this day in history.  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   In the year 1979 kalervo Tuukkanen, composer, dies at 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 12   Kiribati (Gilbert & Ellice Is) gains independence from Britain in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 14   In the year 1979 death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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