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1979 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1979
MCMLXXIX

Ab urbe condita 2732
Armenian calendar 1428
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԸ
Bahá'í calendar 135 – 136
Buddhist calendar 2523
Coptic calendar 1695 – 1696
Ethiopian calendar 1971 – 1972
Hebrew calendar 5739 5740
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2034 – 2035
 - Shaka Samvat 1901 – 1902
 - Kali Yuga 5080 – 5081
Holocene calendar 11979
Iranian calendar 1357 – 1358
Islamic calendar 1399 – 1400
Japanese calendar Shōwa

54


(昭和 54年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2639
(皇紀2639年)
Julian calendar 2024
Korean calendar 4312
Thai solar calendar 2522
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Year 1979 (MCMLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

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May 4: Thatcher

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Rosamund Pike

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Brandy Norwood

Jesse Spencer

Jennifer Love Hewitt

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Adam Levine

Lee Pace

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Claire Danes

Kate Hudson

James McAvoy

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Lance Bass

Rosario Dawson

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Pete Wentz

Felicia Day

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Rose Byrne

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Jason Momoa

Evangeline Lilly

Aaron Paul

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Bam Margera

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Brandon Routh

John Krasinski

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Lamar Odom

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Adam Brody

Flo Rida

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Nelson Rockefeller

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  • The events of the 2011 fictional movie Super 8 (film) take place during the winter and summer of 1979.

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1979. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1979 at Familypedia

36 people were born in 1979

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Carl Philip of Sweden (1979-)Carl XVI Gustaf av Sverige (1946-)Silvia Renate Sommerlath (1943-)
Carl Philip av Sverige (1979-)Carl XVI Gustaf av Sverige (1946-)Silvia Renate Sommerlath (1943-)
Roxana Bogdan (1979)Ștefan-Lupu Bogdan (1947-2002)Patricia Blanche Planté (c1952)
Jennifer Bonet (1979)Frederick Anthony Bonet (1945-1999)Jordanna Judah (1947-2007)
Pierre Charles Bouvier (1979)Joseph Henri Réal Bouvier (1945-2008)Louise Jeanne Bellavance (1949)
Cornelia Brandolini d'Adda (1979-)Rodrigo Tiberto Brandolini d'Adda (1948-)Georgine de Faucigny-Lucinge et Coligny (1949-)
Jacinta Paige Butcher (1979)Robert Butcher (1953)Hannah Balboni (1957)
Janet Caprio (1979)
Charles-André Comeau (1979)André Joseph Philippe Comeau (1950)Françoise Marie Colette Talbot (1951)
Christopher James CottellGlyn Christopher CottellJennie Nicloe Westlake
Kevin Darnell Hart (1979)Henry Robert Witherspoon (1947-2006)Nancy Ann Hart (1951-2007)
Holli Hatcher (1979)Kyle Hatcher (1948-2017)Audrey Berkhout (1956-1999)
Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979)Herbert Daniel Hewitt (1942)Patricia Mae Shipp (1945-2012)
Kate Garry Hudson (1979)William Hudson (1949)Goldie Jeanne Hawn (1945)
Claine Keane (1979)Glen Keane (1954)Linda Hesselroth (1956)
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11 children were born to the 18 women born in 1979

167 people died in 1979

 FatherMotherAge at death
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
James Abernathy (1912-1979)
Glenda Aberra (1899-1979)Shane Aberra (1870-1935)Samantha Jawara (1875-1940)
Albert Franklin Anderson (1889-1979)Charles Pehr Anderson (1856-1926)Anna Louisa Anderson (1856-1939)
Janet Anderson (1909-1979)James Anderson (1879-1956)Hannah Biemann (1880-1969)
Andrew Aubert (1913-1979)Jean-Paul Aubert (1884-1939)Anna S. Vaughn (1896-1951)
Albert Alexander Bagnall (1901-1979)Samuel Bagnall (1867-1945)Ada Beamer (bef1875-aft1901)
Dorothy Bakon (1904-1979)Frederick Bakon (1873-1955)Sarah Jane Hall (1878-1972)
Madeleine Balkoff (1929-1979)Barney Balkoff (1905-1969)Rachel Barksy (1910-1973)
Alexandra Bang (1902-1979)Johannes Nielsen Bang (c1858-1943)Louise Christofa Italia Marie Nielsen (c1864-1935)77
Mark Bangasser (1961-1979)
Laura Eva Barnes (1886-1979)93
Joachim Baumstark (1914-1979)Arnold Baumstark (1885-1959)Gunilla Bergsten (1889-1950)
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas (1901-1979)Celestino Bañas y BarbozaFrancisca Arroyo
Irene Begay (1901-1979)
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4387 people lived in 1979

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
Anthony Abbott (1911-1993)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Robert Fuller Abell (1919-2010)Clifford Abell (1875-1965)Jennie Ferne Loshbough (1886-1957)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
James Abernathy (1912-1979)
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Events of the year 1979 at Familypedia

28 people were married in 1979.

 Joined with
Terry Roland Anderson (1950-2020)Shelley Walhaug (living)
Marga Bakker (1953-)Johannes H. Tol (1956-)
Margaret Joan Bohmfalk (1958)Matthias Anthony Lynch (1944)+Keith Kolbenschlag (1958)
Violante Brandolini d'Adda (1951-)Gaetano Sersale (1948-)
Shane Patrick Carter (1956-)Patricia Ann Turner (1957-)
Hugh John Vaughan Campbell, 6th Earl Cawdor (1932-1993)Cathryn Hinde (c1932-)+Angelica Gräfin Lazansky von Bukowa ()
Geoffrey Robert Clifton-Brown (1953-)Alexandra Mary Peto-Shepherd (1955-)
Cyril J. Deutsch (1903-1986)+Eileen O'Malley (1919-1996)
Yen Elisabeth Eilertzen (1946)Jørgen Larsen (1932-2009)+Ole Krautwald (c1934-)
Grigore Ghika (1938-1992)Elena Emandi (1943-) + Paula Râpeanu (1941-2020)
Michael William Hale (1934-1985)Gwendoline Jane Tinley (1938-1974)+Maureen A Liddiard
Engelbertus P.J. Korver (1952-)Anne Klasien Wiersma (1955-)
Robert Korver (1954-)Sandra Lunn (1950-)
Lady Isabella LambtonJudge William Minot
Thomas Wayne Markle (1944)Roslyn Loveless (c1945)+Doria Loyce Ragland (1956)
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There were 0 military battles in 1979.


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