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Historical Events In 1979

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Jan 19   Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 21   On this day in history price of gold increases to record $875 troy ounce  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   On this day in history ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 24   On this day in history jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 25   On this day in history j Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   On this day in history 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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 25   Pope John Paul II's first overseas trip as supreme pontiff in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   In the year 1979 "The Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS's vast wasteland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   Former U.S. Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller dies in New York at age 70 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   Music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   In the year 1979 nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 29   Brenda Spencer kills 2, inspires Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 29   On this day in history chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington DC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 30   Iran announces that Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini is returning, ending his exile in France in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   In the year 1979 rhodesia agrees to new constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 01   Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   In the year 1979 mort Marshall, actor (Cully-Dumplings), dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Feb 02   In the year 1979 jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 03   In the year 1979 "YMCA" by Village People peaks at #2 on pop singles chart  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 03   In the year 1979 jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 21   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born in the year 1979.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1979.  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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