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Historical Events In 1979

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Apr 10   On this day in history soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   Ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   On this day in history soyuz 33 returns to Earth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   In the year 1979 longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 18   On this day in history "Real People" premieres on NBC TV  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   In the year 1979 fCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Bkln NY)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   J C Muzzio discovers asteroid #3666 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   On this day in history johnny Carson was said to be leaving "The Tonight Show". Newspapers around the country gave details about why the comedian and late-night host was said to be unhappy after 17 years on the show  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   On this day in history peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   In the year 1979 mick Jaggar & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Apr 24   On this day in history john Carroll, actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   In the year 1979 "Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premiers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2656 Evenkia & #3653 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   On this day in history george Harrison releases "Love Comes to Everyone"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   In the year 1979 feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 29   On this day in history julia A Perry, US composer/conductor (Soul Symphony), dies at 55  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   On this day in history elton John becomes first pop star to perform in Israel  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Home rule introduced to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Marshall Islands (in the Pacific) become self-governing on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   In the year 1979 erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   In the year 1979 margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female prime minister  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   On this day in history the Yukon River submerges Dawson under more than two metres of water; downtown declared a disaster area.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   NASA launches Fltsatcom-2 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   On this day in history the first woman prime minister of Great Britain (Margaret Thatcher) is elected  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   On this day in history masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   In the year 1979 shirley O'Hara, actress (Wild Party), dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   In the year 1979 voyager 1 passes Jupiter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   Fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 81.8 kph over 200 meters on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   On this day in history radio Shack releases TRSDOS 2.3  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   On this day in history talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Apr 02   On this day in history birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  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   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1979

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

Jan 13   In the year 1979 death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   On this day in history 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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