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1979 Calendar

1979 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1979 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 28, 1979 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.
  •  January 29, 1979 – Brenda Spencer kills two people and wounds eight at the Grover Cleveland Elementary School shootings.
  •  February 11, 1979 – Islamic revolution of Iran establishes an Islamic theocracy under the leadership of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
  •  March 25, 1979 – The first fully functional space shuttle orbiter, Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.
  •  June 1, 1979 – The first black-led government of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 90 years takes power.
  •  September 14, 1979 – Afghan President Nur Muhammad Taraki is assassinated upon the order of Hafizullah Amin, who becomes the new president.
  •  September 24, 1979 – Compu-Serve launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.
  •  October 14, 1979 – The first Gay Rights March on Washington, D.C., the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, demands “an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people”, and draws 200,000 people.
  •  October 26, 1979 – Park Chung-hee, President of South Korea is assassinated by KCIA head Kim Jae-kyu. Choi Kyu-ha becomes the acting President; Kim is executed the following May.
  •  December 4, 1979 – The Hastie fire in Hull, kills three schoolboys and eventually leads police to arrest Bruce George Peter Lee.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  February 14, 1979 – Pablo Pallante, Uruguayan footballer
  •  March 23, 1979 – Misty Hyman, American swimmer
  •  April 23, 1979 – Jaime King, American actress
  •  August 19, 1979 – Dave Douglas, American musician (Relient K, Attack Cat)
  •  September 3, 1979 – Tiffany Chapman, English actress
  •  September 5, 1979 – John Carew, Norwegian footballer
  •  September 27, 1979 – Steve Simpson, Australian rugby league footballer
  •  September 29, 1979 – Shelley Duncan, American baseball player
  •  November 8, 1979 – Dania Ramírez, Dominican actress
  •  November 24, 1979 – Joseba Llorente, Spanish footballer