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Historical Events In 1979

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

May 26   "Dancin' Fool" by Frank Zappa hits #45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   In the year 1979 george Brent, actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   Pope John Paul ordains John J O'Conner as a bishop on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   European Market accepts Greece as member in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   On this day in history bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's first black PM  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   On this day in history mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   In the year 1979 jack Raine, actor (Quartet), dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   In the year 1979 nottingham Forrest wins 24th Europe Cup 1 at Munich  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   On this day in history percom Data Company Inc release Microdos for Radio Shack's TRS-80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   On this day in history nigel Howard, cricketer (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 31   On this day in history radio City Music Hall (NYC) reopens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   In the year 1979 zimbabwe proclaims independence  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 01   On this day in history jack Mulhall, actor (Buck Rogers, Held for Ransom), dies at 91  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 01   On this day in history wings release "Old Siam, Sir"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   John Paul II becomes first pope to visit a communist country (Poland) in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   NASA launches space vehicle S-198 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   In the year 1979 pope John Paul II arrives in his native Poland -- the first-ever visit by a pontiff to a Communist country.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 03   In the year 1979 arno Schmidt, writer, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 03   On this day in history the oil rig Ixtoc I in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 04   Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 05   In the year 1979 pauline Offner, Zen Theravadin nun, dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 06   Jack Haley, actor (Wizard of Oz), dies of cancer at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   Bhaskara 1, Indian Earth resources/meteorology satellite, launched in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   Rocker Chuck Berry is charged with tax evasion on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 08   Herb Polesie, producer/playwright (20 Questions), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 08   The Source, first computer public information service, goes online on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 08   Wings release "Back to the Egg" album on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 09   On this day in history michael Cairney topples a record row of 169,713 dominoes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 10   On this day in history first ever European Assembly elections  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 10   Pope John Paul II visits Poland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 11   On this day in history august Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 12   Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 13   Darla Hood, actress (Our Gang 1935-45), dies at 47 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  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   On this day in history birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  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

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Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 on this day in history.  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 in the year 1979.  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   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  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   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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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