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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 26 October 2020

Oct 24   Guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   Jackie Grant, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 27   On this day in history voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 28   USS Kitty Hawk and her escort ships were directed to operate south of the Korean peninsula in response to the assassination of South Korean President Park on 26 October on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 29   On this day in history 50 years after the great stock market crash, anti-nuclear protestors fail to shut down the New York Stock Exchange.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 30   NASA launches space vehicle S-203 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 30   On this day in history richard Arrington elected mayor of Birmingham  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   In the year 1979 federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   On this day in history jacques Mesrine, French "enemy of the state", shot to death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   On this day in history tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Nov 03   63 Americans taken hostage at US Embassy (Teheran, Iran) in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 03   The Greensboro Massacre - Klu Klux Clan shoot 5 members of the communist workers party IN Greensboro, North Carolina, on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 04   On this day in history 500 Iranian "students" seize US embassy, take 90 hostages (444 days)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 05   Al Capp cartoonist (Lil' Abner), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 05   On this day in history al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 07   Amedeo Nazzari, actor (Lure of Sila, Night of Cabiria), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   ABC broadcasts "Iran Crisis American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline") in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   In the year 1979 aBC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline")  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   In the year 1979 sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 09   In the year 1979 lewis Charles, actor (Feather & Father Gang), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 10   In the year 1979 cP Rail no. 54 suffers a hot axle box and derails 24 cars containing dangerous commodities, in Mississaugua, Ont. Almost a quarter of a million people were evacuated for periods of up to five days.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 10   On this day in history friedrich Thorberg, writer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 12   Dimitri Tiompkin, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 12   US halts Iranian oil imports &freezes Iranian assets on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   Rebecca Clarke, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for President in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 14   Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 15   ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 15   In the year 1979 british government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 16   Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmas" in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 17   In the year 1979 john Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 19   Chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 22   In the year 1979 anne Vondeling, Male Dutch soc democratic party-minister, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   On this day in history merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 02   On this day in history birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 28   In the year 1979 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   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 19   In the year 1979 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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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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 in the year 1979.  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   On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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