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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 26 October 2020

Jan 19   On this day in history paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   On this day in history neptune becomes outermost planet (Pluto moves closer)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   Price of gold increases to record $875 troy ounce in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   In the year 1979 ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 23   On this day in history willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   In the year 1979 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   On this day in history 22.2-km Oshimizu railroad tunnel holed through, central Honshu, Japan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   In the year 1979 j Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Jean-Luc Pepin and John Robarts release the Report of the Task Force on Canadian Unity; recommend that Quebec should have the power to maintain its language and culture, and that federal powers be reduce in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 25   Pope John Paul II's first overseas trip as supreme pontiff on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 26   "The Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS's vast wasteland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 26   Former U.S. Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller dies in New York at age 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 26   In the year 1979 music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 26   Nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 27   36th Golden Globes Midnight Express, Jon Voight &Jane Fonda in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 29   Brenda Spencer kills 2, inspires Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays" in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 29   On this day in history chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping is welcomed to the White House by U.S. President Jimmy Carter Carter, as the two countries re-establish formal relations.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 29   Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 29   On this day in history president Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 30   On this day in history iran announces that Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini is returning, ending his exile in France.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 30   In the year 1979 rhodesia agrees to new constitution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 30   Rhodesian whites vote to transfer to majority rule in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   Mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   On this day in history newspaper heiress Patty Hearst leaves federal prison when her sentence for bank robbery is commuted by President Jimmy Carter.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 02   On this day in history jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 03   On this day in history "YMCA" by Village People peaks at #2 on pop singles chart  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 03   Jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 03   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 03   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   In the year 1979 costliest single periodical ad, $3.2 million, Gulf + Western in Time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   In the year 1979 birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  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   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born in the year 1979.  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   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  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   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   In the year 1979 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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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