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Historical Events In 1979

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

Oct 26   Jackie Grant, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 27   In the year 1979 voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 28   In the year 1979 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   NASA launches space vehicle S-203 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   Richard Arrington elected mayor of Birmingham on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   Federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   In the year 1979 jacques Mesrine, French "enemy of the state", shot to death  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   Tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Nov 03   On this day in history 63 Americans taken hostage at US Embassy (Teheran, Iran)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 03   In the year 1979 the Greensboro Massacre - Klu Klux Clan shoot 5 members of the communist workers party IN Greensboro, North Carolina,  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Nov 05   On this day in history al Capp cartoonist (Lil' Abner), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   Al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 07   Amedeo Nazzari, actor (Lure of Sila, Night of Cabiria), dies at 71 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Nov 08   Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 09   Lewis Charles, actor (Feather & Father Gang), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 10   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Nov 12   In the year 1979 uS halts Iranian oil imports &freezes Iranian assets  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   On this day in history rebecca Clarke, composer, dies at 93  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   On this day in history ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for President  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 14   Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmas" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 17   John Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 19   Chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   Anne Vondeling, Male Dutch soc democratic party-minister, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 23   In the year 1979 merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  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

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   In the year 1979 death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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