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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.
  •  February 15, 1979 – Don Dunstan resigns as Premier of South Australia, ending a decade of sweeping social liberalisation.
  •  March 8, 1979 – Philips demonstrates the Compact Disc publicly for the first time.
  •  March 14, 1979 – In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
  •  March 30, 1979 – Airey Neave, a British Member of Parliament, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.
  •  April 15, 1979 – A disastrous earthquake (of M 7.1) occurs on Montenegro coast.
  •  August 27, 1979 – A Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb kills British World War II admiral Louis Mountbatten and three others while they are boating on holiday in Sligo, Republic of Ireland. Shortly after, 18 British Army soldiers are killed in an ambush near Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland (see Warrenpoint ambush).
  •  October 17, 1979 – The Department of Education Organization Act is signed into law creating the US Department of Education and US Department of Health and Human Services.
  •  December 12, 1979 – Coup d'état of December Twelfth: South Korean Army Major General Chun Doo-hwan orders the arrest of Army Chief of Staff General Jeong Seung-hwa without authorization from President Choi Kyu-ha, alleging involvement in the assassination of ex-President Park Chung Hee.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  January 18, 1979 – Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer, producer, actor and director
  •  March 20, 1979 – Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby player
  •  March 28, 1979 – Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress
  •  April 10, 1979 – Kenyon Coleman, American football player
  •  May 4, 1979 – Marie Poissonnier, French pole vaulter
  •  September 24, 1979 – Katja Kassin, German pornographic actress
  •  September 25, 1979 – Jason Koumas, Welsh footballer
  •  October 6, 1979 – Lex Shrapnel, English actor
  •  October 24, 1979 – Ben Gillies, Australian musician (Silverchair)
  •  December 5, 1979 – Gareth McAuley, Northern Irish footballer