1979

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Gregorian calendar 1979
MCMLXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2732
Armenian calendar 1428
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԸ
Assyrian calendar 6729
Bahá'í calendar 135–136
Balinese saka calendar 1900–1901
Bengali calendar 1386
Berber calendar 2929
British Regnal year 27  Eliz. 2   28  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2523
Burmese calendar 1341
Byzantine calendar 7487–7488
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth  Horse)
4675 or 4615
     to 
己未年 (Earth  Goat)
4676 or 4616
Coptic calendar 1695–1696
Discordian calendar 3145
Ethiopian calendar 1971–1972
Hebrew calendar 5739–5740
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2035–2036
 - Shaka Samvat 1900–1901
 - Kali Yuga 5079–5080
Holocene calendar 11979
Igbo calendar 979–980
Iranian calendar 1357–1358
Islamic calendar 1399–1400
Japanese calendar Shōwa 54
(昭和54年)
Javanese calendar 1910–1912
Juche calendar 68
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4312
Minguo calendar ROC 68
民國68年
Nanakshahi calendar 511
Thai solar calendar 2522
Tibetan calendar 阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
2105 or 1724 or 952
     to 
阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
2106 or 1725 or 953
Unix time 283996800 – 315532799

1979 (MCMLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1979th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 979th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1970s decade.

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January

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Kevin Kuske
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Cristela Alonzo
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Sarah Polley
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Siti Nurhaliza
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Aaliyah
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Svetlana Khorkina
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Wiley
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Rosamund Pike

February

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Cerina Vincent
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Tawakkol Karman
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Josh Keaton
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Zhang Ziyi
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Irina Slutskaya
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Jesse Spencer
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Mena Suvari
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Jocelyn Quivrin
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Valentino Rossi
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Jennifer Love Hewitt

March

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Ricardo Rosselló
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Melina Perez
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Danny Pudi
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Oscar Isaac
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Joel Madden
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Adam Levine
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Lee Pace

April

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Lindy Booth
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Jesse Carmichael
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Heath Ledger
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Claire Danes
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Jennifer Morrison
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Luke Evans
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Kourtney Kardashian
Kate Hudson Kate Hudson (8033413872) (cropped).jpg
Kate Hudson
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James McAvoy
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Jaime King

May

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Lance Bass
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Jon Montgomery
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Rosario Dawson
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Mickey Madden
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Maggie Q
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Ashley Massaro
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Elisabeth Harnois
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Jesse Bradford

June

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Morena Baccarin
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Pete Wentz
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Anna Torv
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Robyn
Chris Pratt Chris Pratt 2018.jpg
Chris Pratt
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Mindy Kaling
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Busy Philipps
Ryan Tedder RyanTedderphotocall (cropped).jpg
Ryan Tedder
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Felicia Day

July

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Kevin Hart
Laura Benanti Laura Benanti cropped.jpg
Laura Benanti
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Jayma Mays
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Marielle Franco
Rose Byrne Rose Byrne 4, 2013.jpg
Rose Byrne
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Mageina Tovah
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B. J. Novak
Michelle Williams Michelle Williams, 2015 (cropped).jpg
Michelle Williams

August

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Jason Momoa
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Evangeline Lilly
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Maria Haukaas Mittet
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JoAnna Garcia
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Peter Browngardt
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Aaron Paul

September

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Júlio César
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Pink
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Dave Annable
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Amy Davidson
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Flo Rida
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Taavi Rõivas
Bam Margera Bam Margera 2017.jpg
Bam Margera

October

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Brianna Brown
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Rachael Leigh Cook
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Aaron Ashmore
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Shawn Ashmore
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Kristanna Loken
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Chris O'Dowd
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Brandon Routh
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John Krasinski

November

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Lamar Odom
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Mpule Kwelagobe
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Neeti Mohan
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Kelly Brook
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Joel Kinnaman

December

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Sabina Babayeva
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Rainbow Sun Francks
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Eric Bauza
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Sara Bareilles
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Rider Strong
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Adam Brody
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Zach Hill

Deaths

January

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Nelson Rockefeller
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Charles Mingus

February

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Sid Vicious
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Josef Mengele

March

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Marjorie Daw
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José María Velasco Ibarra

April

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
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Howard Cruse
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Phan Huy Quat

May

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Giulio Natta
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Barbara Hutton
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Mary Pickford

June

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Werner Forssmann
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John Wayne

July

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Shin'ichirō Tomonaga
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Robert Burns Woodward
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Arthur Fiedler
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Minnie Riperton
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Gustavo Diaz Ordaz

August

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Ernst Boris Chain
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John Diefenbaker
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Ahmad Daouk
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Jean Seberg

September

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Agostinho Neto
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Gio Ponti
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Ludvík Svoboda
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Gracie Fields
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Jimmy McCulloch

October

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Archibald Roosevelt
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María Concepción of the Nativity and the Perpetual Help of Mary
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Antonio Caggiano
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Park Chung-hee
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Charles Coughlin

November

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Mamie Eisenhower
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Zeppo Marx

December

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Petya Dubarova
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Hafizullah Amin
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Rafael Filiberto Bonnelly
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Richard Rodgers

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

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1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1973rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 973rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 73rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1970s decade.

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