1979 in Norway

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1979
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Events in the year 1979 in Norway .

Incumbents

Odvar Nordli Norwegian politician

Odvar Nordli(listen) was a Norwegian politician from the Labour Party. He was Prime Minister of Norway from 1976 to 1981 during the Cold War. Before serving as Prime Minister, Nordli served as Minister of Local Government from 1971 to 1972.

Events

Bryggen and the Urnes stave church are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Bryggen, Bergen3.JPG
Bryggen and the Urnes stave church are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
Bryggen series of Hanseatic commercial buildings in Bergen, Norway

Bryggen, also known as Tyskebryggen, is a series of Hanseatic commercial buildings lining the eastern side of the Vågen harbour in Bergen, Norway. Bryggen has been on the UNESCO list for World Cultural Heritage sites since 1979.

UNESCO Specialised agency of the United Nations

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. It is the successor of the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation.

Sports

Music

Film

Hoth fictional ice planet in the universe of Star Wars

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<i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> 1980 science fiction film directed by Irvin Kershner

The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the film's story and serving as executive producer. The second installment in the original Star Wars trilogy, it was produced by Gary Kurtz for Lucasfilm and stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, and Frank Oz.

Hardangerjøkulen glacier

Hardangerjøkulen is the sixth largest glacier in mainland Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Eidfjord and Ulvik in Hordaland county. It is located about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northeast of the village of Eidfjord, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Finse, and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Haugastøl.

Television

December 1 is the 335th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 30 days remaining until the end of the year.

Jul i Skomakergata is a Norwegian TV-show for children, produced in 1979. It is a televised advent calendar, meaning it is broadcast from December 1 to December 24. It has been broadcast several times in Norway by NRK and is one of the most treasured programs in Norwegian television history. The story revolves around shoe repairer Jens Petrus Andersen, played by Henki Kolstad, and his shop. He is visited by friends and townspeople who need their shoes repaired before Christmas. A part of the show consists of showing a clip from Sandmännchen which tells children about the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child.

NRK1 Norwegian television channel

NRK1 is the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's (NRK) main television channel. Test broadcasts started on 12 January 1954, regular test broadcasts started on 13 April 1958 and regular broadcasts started on 20 August 1960. It is Norway's oldest and largest television channel. Previously known simply as "NRK", the channel is now known as "NRK1", to distinguish itself from sister channel "NRK2", which started broadcasting in 1996.

Literature

Åge Rønning was a Norwegian writer and journalist.

The Riksmål Society Literature Prize is awarded annually by the Riksmålsforbundet for the outstanding publication in riksmål. The prize was awarded until 2002 by the Oslo and Bærum Riksmål League, when it was taken over by the Riksmålsforbundet.

Nils Johan Rud Norwegian writer

Nils Johan Rud was a Norwegian novelist, writer of short stories, children's writer, and a magazine editor. He is particularly known for his long-term period as editor of the magazine Arbeidermagasinet / Magasinet For Alle.

Notable births

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Kari Mette Johansen, Olympic gold medalist in handball 2008 and 2012
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Tuva Moflag
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Ole Morten Vågan
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Haddy N'jie
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Ingrid Tørlen
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Torbjørn Ringdal Hansen

Anders Danielsen Lie is a Norwegian actor, musician and medical doctor.

Audun Ellingsen Norwegian musician

Audun Ellingsen is a Norwegian jazz musician known from collaborations within bands like "Sphinx" and with musicians like Frøy Aagre, Erlend Slettevoll and Gisle Torvik.

Håvard Klemetsen Norwegian Nordic combined skier

Håvard Klemetsen is a Norwegian former Nordic combined skier who has competed since 2002, representing Kautokeino I.L. He debuted in the World Cup in 2003. He has four 4 x 5 km team medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in 2005 and bronze in 2007 and twice in 2011. Klemetsen also finished 20th in the 15 km individual event at the 2005 championships.

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Notable deaths

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See also

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