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1979
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Events in the year 1979 in Germany .

Incumbents

President of Germany Head of state of the Federal Republic of Germany

The President of Germany, officially the Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany, is the head of state of Germany.

Walter Scheel President of Germany (1974-1979)

Walter Scheel was a German politician. A member of the Free Democratic Party of Germany (FDP), he first served in government as Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development from 1961-66. He led the FDP from 1968-74.

Karl Carstens President of the Federal Republic of Germany

Karl Carstens was a German politician. He served as President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1979 to 1984.

Births

Markus Walger is a German international rugby union player, playing for the RK Heusenstamm in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

Yvonne Catterfeld German female vocalist

Yvonne Catterfeld is a German singer, songwriter, actress and TV host. Born and raised in Erfurt, Thuringia, she later moved to Leipzig to pursue her music career on the University of Music and Theatre. In 2000, she participated in the debut season of the singing competition series Stimme 2000, where she came in second place. Catterfeld subsequently signed a recording deal with Hansa Records, which released her debut single "Bum" in 2001. The same year, she was propelled to stardom when she was cast in a main role in the German soap opera Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten. In 2003, Catterfeld made her musical breakthrough when her fifth single, "Für dich", became an international number-one hit and produced the equally successful album Meine Welt.

Deaths

Peter Frankenfeld German comedian

Peter Frankenfeld was a German comedian, radio and television personality.

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Heinz Erhardt German entertainer

Heinz Erhardt was a German comedian, musician, entertainer, actor, and poet.

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