Year 1979

Year 1979Events and photos of Year 1979.
14 June 1979
Search with google:CarterCarter and Search with google:BrezhnevBrezhnev sign Search with google:SALT IISALT II agreement
16 January 1979
Shah leaves Iran after year of turmoil; revolutionary forces under Muslim leader, Ayatollah Search with google:Ruhollah KhomeiniRuhollah Khomeini, take over (February 1 et seq.)
27 December 1979
Soviet invasion of Search with google:AfghanistanAfghanistan stirs world protests
28 March 1979
An overheated reactor at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility in Pennsylvania threatens to melt down. It does not, but 144,000 residents of nearby Middletown are evacuated
3 May 1979
Conservatives win British election; Margaret Thatcher becomes new prime minister
4 November 1979
Iranian militants seize US embassy in Search with google:TeheranTeheran and hold hostages
7 January 1979
Vietnam and Vietnam-backed Cambodian insurgents announce fall of Cambodian capital Search with google:Phnom PenhPhnom Penh and collapse of Pol Pot regime
Colombia,Ecuador, - 800 deads - magnitudo 7,9
Indonesia, 100 deads - magnitudo 8,1
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Alan M. CormackAlan M. Cormack, Search with google:Godfrey N. HounsfieldGodfrey N. Hounsfield
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Madre Teresa di CalcuttaMadre Teresa di Calcutta
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Arthur LewisArthur Lewis, Search with google:Theodore W. SchultzTheodore W. Schultz
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Herbert C. BrownHerbert C. Brown, Search with google:Georg WittigGeorg Wittig, per lo sviluppo dell'uso del boranio e dei composti contenenti fosforo, in importanti reagenti di sintesi organica
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Sheldon L. GlashowSheldon L. Glashow, Search with google:Abdus SalamAbdus Salam, Search with google:Steven WeinbergSteven Weinberg
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Odysseus ElytisOdysseus Elytis
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Bjorn Borg d. R. Tanner (6-7 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-4)
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Martina Navratilova d. C. Evert Lloyd (6-4 6-4)
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Seattle d. Washington Bullets (4-1)
Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) 4-3 Baltimore Orioles (AL)
Football XXIII Super Bowl: Pittsburgh Steelers d. Dallas Cowboys (35-31)
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: Nottingham Forest (England)
1979 Playboy cover
Year 1979's Notable Births
1979 May 09
Search with google:EuropeEurope , Group Taurus
1979 February 21
Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress (born at Waco, Texas, USA) Pisces
1979 November 23
Kelly Brook, model (born at Rochester,UK) Sagittarius
1979 April 18
Kourtney Kardashian, socialite and television personality (born at Los Angeles,California,USA) Aries
1979 November 13
Riccardo Scamarcio, actor (born at Trani,Puglia,Italy) Scorpio
1979 February 16
Valentino Rossi, motorcyclist (born at Urbino,Italy) Aquarius
1979 November 08
Search with google:Adrian MutuAdrian Mutu , soccer player Scorpio
1979 November 02
Search with google:Alessandra MeloniAlessandra Meloni , %Miss Italia% ~1994~ (born at Italy) Scorpio
1979 February 13
Search with google:Anders Behring BreivikAnders Behring Breivik , terrorista norvegese (born at Oslo) Aquarius
1979 May 05
Search with google:Beastie BoysBeastie Boys , - Taurus
1979 March 14
Search with google:Chris KleinChris Klein , actor Pisces
1979 May 29
Search with google:Claudia TriesteClaudia Trieste , %Miss Italia% ~1997~ Gemini
1979 November 05
Search with google:David SuazoDavid Suazo , soccer player Scorpio
1979 April 17
Search with google:Giusy FerreriGiusy Ferreri , singer(Giuseppa Gaetana) (born at Palermo,Italy) Aries
1979 February 02
Search with google:Gloria BellicchiGloria Bellicchi , %Miss Italia% ~1998~, top model Aquarius
1979 September 03
Search with google:Julio CÚsarJulio CÚsar , soccer player Virgo
1979 October 08
Search with google:Kristinna LokenKristinna Loken , actress Libra
Search with google:Mauro EspositoMauro Esposito , soccer player (born at Torre del Greco)
1979 February 09
Search with google:Mena SuvariMena Suvari , actress Aquarius
1979 March 30
Search with google:Norah JonesNorah Jones , PPP Aries
1979 September 08
Search with google:PinkPink , singer Virgo
1979 May 13
Search with google:Prince Carl PhilipPrince Carl Philip , WORK Taurus
1979 May 09
Search with google:Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson , actress Taurus
Year 1979's Notable Deaths
1979 June 11
John Wayne, actor (dead at Los Angeles, California, USA) (born 1907 May 26) Gemini
1979 July 21
Search with google:Boris GiulianoBoris Giuliano , policeman (dead at Palermo,Italy) (born 1930 October 22) Libra
1979 September 16
Search with google:Gio PontiGio Ponti , architect,designer (born 1891 November 18) Scorpio
1979 July 11
Search with google:Giorgio AmbrosoliGiorgio Ambrosoli , advocate (dead at Milano,Italy) (born 1933 October 17) Libra
1979 September 8.
Search with google:Jean SebergJean Seberg , actress (born 1938 November 13) Scorpio
1979 April 29
Search with google:Lucio MastronardiLucio Mastronardi , writer (dead at Vigevano) (born 1930 June 28) Cancer
1979 August 06
Search with google:Paul VIPaul VI , Pope (~1963~-~78~)(Giovanni Montini)
1979 December 23
Search with google:Peggy GuggenheimPeggy Guggenheim , Collezionista d'arte statunitense (born 1898 August 26) Virgo
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