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Events from the year 1979 in Sweden
Carl XVI Gustaf is the King of Sweden. He ascended the throne on the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf, on 15 September 1973.
The Prime Minister is the head of government in Sweden. Before the creation of the office of a Prime Minister in 1876, Sweden did not have a head of government separate from its head of state, namely the King, in whom the executive authority was vested. Louis Gerhard De Geer, the architect behind the new bicameral Riksdag of 1866 that replaced the centuries-old Riksdag of the Estates, became the first officeholder in 1876.
Stig Kjell Olof (Ola) Ullsten was a Swedish politician and diplomat who was Prime Minister of Sweden from 1978 to 1979 and leader of the Liberal People's Party from 1978 to 1983. He also served as Deputy Prime Minister briefly in 1978 and then again from 1980 to 1982 and served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1979 to 1982.
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The 1979 Star World Championships were held in Marstrand, Sweden in 1979.
Marstrand is a seaside locality situated in Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 1,319 inhabitants in 2010. The town got its name from its location on the island Marstrandsön. Marstrand is, despite its small population, for historical reasons often still referred to as a city. Recently the town has expanded to the neighbouring island Koön, which has bridge access to the mainland.
Repmånad is a Swedish comedy film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 23 February 1979, directed by Lasse Åberg. The plot revolves around a group of men called in for refresher exercise in the Swedish Army, and who did their national service together some years earlier. The alternative name is "How to make boys out of men, a joke on the military motto "We make men out of boys".
Lars Gunnar ("Lasse") Åberg is a Swedish actor, musician, film director and artist. Between 1960 and 1964 he studied at the Konstfack department of graphic design.
Andreas Thorstensson is a Swedish entrepreneur, web developer and former professional gamer of Counter-Strike, playing under the in-game name bds. Having worked alongside Alexander T. Müller-Rodic as one of two managing directors for the professional electronic sports organization SK Gaming from 2001 to 2009, he created a popular social platform for gaming enthusiasts to congregate and to introduce a stronger awareness to a wider audience. Of Thorstensson's achievements, he is well known for his gaming tools and articles about the Counter-Strike netcode and also for Frag or Die, the single-most downloaded Counter-Strike video to date.
Mika Stefan Hannula is a Swedish former professional ice hockey player.
Dalibor Doder is a Swedish professional handballer, who currently plays for the German Bundesliga club GWD Minden. He competed for the Swedish national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. His parents emigrated from SR Serbia to Sweden, where they met.
Ivar Valentin Johansson was a Swedish wrestler who competed at the 1928, 1932 and 1936 Summer Olympics. In 1932 he won the gold medal in the Greco-Roman welterweight and freestyle middleweight events. Four years later he won the gold medal in the Greco-Roman middleweight competition.
Gustav Edvin Adolphson was a Swedish film actor and director who appeared in over 500 roles. He made his debut in 1912. He appeared with Ingrid Bergman in Only One Night (1939), and is noted for his roles in the film Änglar, finns dom? (1961), the television version of August Strindberg's Hemsöborna (1966), and as Markurell in Markurells i Wadköping (1968). He also directed the first Swedish sound film, Säg det i toner in 1929.
Sweden competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 171 competitors, 163 men and 8 women, took part in 84 events in 17 sports.
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