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Historical Events In 1979

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Feb 17   In the year 1979 william Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   -52º F (-47º C), Old Forge NY (state record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   Miniseries "Roots The Next Generations" premieres on ABC TV in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   In the year 1979 nASA launches space vehicle S-202  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   In the year 1979 president Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   On this day in history snow falls in the Sahara Desert  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   On this day in history 2 Iowa girls High School basketball teams play 4 scoreless quarters; the game was won 4-2 in the 4th overtime period  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   In the year 1979 glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   Japan launches Hakucho x-ray satellite & Corsa-B (550/580 km) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 22   Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Primate & Cat Building is dedicated in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Feb 22   St Lucia gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   "Sarava" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 140 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   Cameron Mclanahan is born in California on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   Frank Peterson Jr named first black general in Marine Corps in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   George Harrison releases "George Harrison" album in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   On this day in history w.A.C. Bennett dies at age 78; Premier of British Columbia from 1952 to 1972  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   Highest price ever paid for a pig, $42,500, Stamford TX in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   In the year 1979 war between North & South Yemen begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   In the year 1979 soyuz 32 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1979 a total eclipse of the sun casts a huge shadow from Oregon to North Dakota.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   Total solar eclipse crosses western Canada, casting a moving shadow 250 km wide in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history the Navy took delivery of the last A-4 Skyhawk from the McDonnell Douglas Corporation, setting a record for the longest production run for any U.S. military aircraft.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   Ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond," premieres in New York NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   On this day in history jane Hylton, English actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot), dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   In the year 1979 dolores Costello, actress (Noah's Ark, Expensive Women), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 02   On this day in history edith Craig, actress (Harmony Lane, Smashing Rackets), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 04   200th episode of "All in the Family" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 04   On this day in history uS Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 05   On this day in history vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 05   In the year 1979 voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 06   In the year 1979 charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   In the year 1979 guiomar Novaes, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   USS Constellation and her escort ships were ordered to the Gulf of Aden in response to the conflict between North and South Yemen in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 08   China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam on this day in history.  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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  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   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  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   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   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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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