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Historical Events In 1979

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Nov 28   Air New Zealand DC-10 crashes in Antarctica killing 257 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   In the year 1979 joyce Grenfell (Adventure for Two), actress, dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   In the year 1979 ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iranian Hostages (ABC)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Dec 03   On this day in history eleven people are killed when fans stampede during a concert by The Who at Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Dec 07   Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   Fulton J Sheen, archbishop/religious broadcaster, dies in NYC at 84 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Dec 10   Ann Dvorak, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 11   Claire Carleton, NYC, actress (Alice-Cimarron City), dies at 66 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 12   In the year 1979 rhodesia becomes the independent nation of Zimbabwe  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 14   In the year 1979 nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 15   On this day in history deposed Shah of Iran leaves US for Panama  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 15   World Court in Hague rules Iran should release all US hostages on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 17   In the year 1979 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 21   On this day in history bill Anderson, cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 21   Gary Unger plays in record 914th consecutive NHL game on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 22   In the year 1979 darryl F Zanuck, film producer (20th Century Fox), dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 24   1st Ariane-rocket launched on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 25   Joan Blondell, actress (Real McCoys), dies at 70 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 27   "Knots Landing," premieres on CBS-TV in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 27   Red Army beats New York Rangers 5-2 at MSG on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 27   In the year 1979 russia invades Afghanistan  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 27   On this day in history soviet troops invade Afghanistan, President Hafizullah Amin overthrown  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 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   On this day in history birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  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   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1979 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   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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1979 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   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   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   In the year 1979 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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