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Historical Events In 1979

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

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

Jan 21   In the year 1979 price of gold increases to record $875 troy ounce  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes on this day in history.  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   In the year 1979 jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   22.2-km Oshimizu railroad tunnel holed through, central Honshu, Japan in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1979 "The Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS's vast wasteland  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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jan 30   Iran announces that Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini is returning, ending his exile in France on this day in history.  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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   On this day in history mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60  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   In the year 1979 jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 03   In the year 1979 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 03   In the year 1979 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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Apr 02   In the year 1979 birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  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   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   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   In the year 1979 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   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born in the year 1979.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   In the year 1979 death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  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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