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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 02 August 2021

Feb 06   Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   Supreme court of Lahore affirms death sentence against premier Bhutto in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   "Supertrain," TV Anthology, Superbomb of 1979, debuts on NBC in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   Colonel Benjedid Chadli succeeds President Boumédienne in Algeria in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   Faoud Bacchus scores 250 for West Indies vs India at Kanpur on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   On this day in history josef Mengele, concentration camp doctor, drowns  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   On this day in history neptune becomes farthest planet from the sun in our solar system (will remain that way for 20 years)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   On this day in history pink Floyd premiered their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 08   Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 08   The Secretary of the Navy announced that the helicopter portion of the Navy's LAMPS MK III was to be known officially as the Seahawk in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Feb 08   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   In the year 1979 21st Grammy Awards Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   In the year 1979 aBC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   Beginning of James Clavell's novel "Whirlwind" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   On this day in history c I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   Nigeria amends constitution in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" by Rod Stewart peaks at #1 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   In the year 1979 43 million watch "Elvis!" on ABC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   On this day in history followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seize power in Iran.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   Musical "They're Playing Our Song," premieres at Imperial NYC for 1082 performances in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 12   On this day in history jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 13   2nd Emmy Sports Award presentation in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 13   In the year 1979 jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 13   Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 14   On this day in history adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   In the year 1979 21st Grammy Awards Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey win  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   Alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   In the year 1979 paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hours 40 minutes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   In the year 1979 temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   In the year 1979 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   George Harrison releases "Blow Away" in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   On this day in history louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  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   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born in the year 1979.  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   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  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   On this day in history birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  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   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  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   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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