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(皇紀2639年)
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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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  • 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

7 people were born in 1979

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Roxana Bogdan (1979)Ștefan-Lupu Bogdan (1947-2002)Patricia Blanche Planté (c1952)
Christopher James CottellGlyn Christopher CottellJennie Nicloe Westlake
Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979)Herbert Daniel Hewitt (1942)Patricia Mae Shipp (1945-2012)
Miklós Konkoly-Thege (1979)Miklós Konkoly-Thege (1953)Katalin Kovács (1953)
Christopher Michael Pratt (1979-)Daniel Clifton Pratt (-2014)Kathleen Louise Indahl
Peter Alexis Shukoff (1979-)
Saad bin Laden (1979-2009)Osama bin Laden (1957-2011)Najwa Ghanem (1959-)

0 children were born to the 2 women born in 1979

85 people died in 1979

 FatherMotherAge at death
Albert Alexander Bagnall (1901-1979)Samuel Bagnall (1867-1945)Ada Beamer (bef1875-aft1901)78
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
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas (1901-1979)Celestino Bañas y BarbozaFrancisca Arroyo
Edward George Bellamy (1887-1979)Zadock Bellamy (1843-1908)Miriam Sarah Moore (1846-1931)92
Mabel Elizabeth Bennett (1900-1979)William Bennett (1863-1923)Clara Bloomer (1870-1925)79
Hilton Harley McLennan Blackman (1901-1979)Alfred Blackman (1862-1953)Martha Baker (1872-1954)78
Arthur William Bohmfalk (1937-1979)Arthur William Bohmfalk (1896-1977)Margaret Jacomine (1898-1972)42
Francis Walter Booby (1897-1979)Charles Booby (1847-1910)Charlotte Fuller (1854-1937)82
Emily Bransdon (1885-1979)George Bransdon (1857-1927)Roseanne Cameron (1864-1957)94
Leon Burris (1910-1979)William Addison Burris (1881-1957)Lillie Dale Cotten
Frank Carraher (1896-1979)Frank Carraher (1862-)Emma Frances Pearsall (1878-1907)83
Leo Parmeter Carter (1915-1979)John Richard Carter (1877-1956)Emma Grace Parmeter (1879-1940)
Theodora Alexandra Challis (1902-1979)Peter Challis (1863-1904)Alice Wyatt (c1873-)
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2109 people lived in 1979

 FatherMother
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)
Leila Adair (1897-1989)Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937)Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946)
Alexandra Adam (1907-1992)Heinrich Jakob Adam (1874-1941)Magdalena Presser (1882-1965)
Charles Frances Adams (1910-1999)Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954)Frances Lovering (1869-1956)
Elsie Mabel U Adams (1897-1987)Joseph James Adams (1848-1937)Lavinia Rachel Warner (1858-1929)
Thomas Boylston Adams (1910-1997)John Adams (1875-1964)Marian Morse (1878-1959)
Myron Strong Hopkins Affleck (1918-2002)Myron Hopkins Strong Affleck (1884-)Frances Perkins (1887-)
Merle Doris Ahrens (1910-1988)Charles Ahrens (1884-)Catherine Martha Lahey (c1881-1982)
Catherine Elizabeth Albert (1899-1991)Thomas Albert (?-1958)Sarah Ann E Warner (?-1954)
Alice Maud Ida Aldridge (1893-1995)William Aldridge (1858-1943)Georgina Smith (1870-1909)
Marius Alexandru (1928-2003)Tatius AlexandruMaria Alexandrescu
Farroll Jasper "Preacher" Alford (1916-2001)Samuel Nathaniel Alford (1885-1961)Hattie Jane Magee (1890-1973)
Harold Bernard Alford (1919-1999)Samuel Nathaniel Alford (1885-1961)Hattie Jane Magee (1890-1973)
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Events of the year 1979 at FamilypediaEdit

17 people were married in 1979.

 Joined with
Marga Bakker (1953-)Johannes H. Tol (1956-)
Margaret Joan Bohmfalk (1958)Matthias Anthony Lynch (1944)+Keith Kolbenschlag (1958)
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)Unknown (?-?) +Eileen O'Malley (1919-1996)
Yen Elisabeth Eilertzen (1946)Jørgen Larsen (1932-2009)+Ole Krautwald (c1934-)
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-)
Doris Meyer (1954)Imre Somssich de Saárd (1951)
Bimal Kishore Panda (1951)Sulekha Panda alias Z zuleka
Sulekha Panda alias Z zulekaBimal Kishore Panda (1951)
Ralph George Algernon Percy, 12th Duke of Northumberland (1956)Isobel Jane Miller Richard (1958)
Imre Somssich de Saárd (1951)Doris Meyer (1954)
... further results

There were 0 military battles in 1979.


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