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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 03 August 2020

Nov 28   On this day in history air New Zealand DC-10 crashes in Antarctica killing 257  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 30   Joyce Grenfell (Adventure for Two), actress, dies at 69 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 30   On this day in history ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iranian Hostages (ABC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   In the year 1979 vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 03   On this day in history christie's auctions a thimble for a record $18,400  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 03   Eleven people are killed when fans stampede during a concert by The Who at Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   In the year 1979 liza Minnelli's 3rd marriage (Mark Gero)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   Robert Karnes, actor (Max-The Lawless Years), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 07   On this day in history cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 09   In the year 1979 fulton J Sheen, archbishop/religious broadcaster, dies in NYC at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Dec 10   Ann Dvorak, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), dies at 67 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 11   In the year 1979 claire Carleton, NYC, actress (Alice-Cimarron City), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 12   On this day in history gold hits record $462.50 an ounce  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 12   On this day in history rhodesia becomes the independent nation of Zimbabwe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 13   Jon Hall, actor (Ramor of the Jungle), dies at 66 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 14   On this day in history nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 15   On this day in history bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 15   Deposed Shah of Iran leaves US for Panama on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 15   In the year 1979 world Court in Hague rules Iran should release all US hostages  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 17   Budweiser rocket car reaches 1190 kph (record for wheeled vehicle) in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 17   On this day in history driver Stan Barrett became the first person in the world to travel faster than sound on land. He drove the Budweiser Rocket car at a top speed of 739.666 in a one-way run at Rogers Dry Lake,California.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 18   Stanley Barrett first to exceed land sonic speed (739.666 MPH) in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 19   The Senate green lighted a $1.5 billion loan to help put the auto maker Chrysler back on its feet. In the short term, though, the loan did little to staunch the bleeding on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 21   Bill Anderson, cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 21   On this day in history gary Unger plays in record 914th consecutive NHL game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 22   Darryl F Zanuck, film producer (20th Century Fox), dies at 77 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 24   On this day in history 1st Ariane-rocket launched  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 24   In the year 1979 dirk Uipko Stikker, Dutch CEO (Heineken)/sect-gen NATO, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 25   In the year 1979 joan Blondell, actress (Real McCoys), dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   In the year 1979 "Knots Landing," premieres on CBS-TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   On this day in history hafizullah Amin, president of Afghanistan (1979), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   In the year 1979 red Army beats New York Rangers 5-2 at MSG  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   On this day in history russia invades Afghanistan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   In the year 1979 soviet troops invade Afghanistan, President Hafizullah Amin overthrown  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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  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   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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Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.  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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