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1979 Calendar Trivia

The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2029. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.

1979 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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Historical Events Of 1979

  •  January 16, 1979 – The last Iranian Shah flees Iran with his family for good and relocates to Egypt.
  •  January 28, 1979 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.
  •  May 10, 1979 – The Federated States of Micronesia become self-governing.
  •  June 4, 1979 – Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings takes power in Ghana after a military coup in which General Fred Akuffo is overthrown.
  •  July 1, 1979 – Sony introduces the Walkman.
  •  July 15, 1979 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter gives his so-called malaise speech, where he characterizes the greatest threat to the country as “this crisis in the growing doubt about the meaning of our own lives and in the loss of a unity of purpose for our nation” but in which he never uses the word malaise.
  •  July 25, 1979 – Another section of the Sinai Peninsula is peacefully returned by Israel to Egypt.
  •  August 13, 1979 – The roof of the uncompleted Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois, collapses, killing five workers and injuring 16.
  •  October 1, 1979 – The MTR, the rapid transit railway system in Hong Kong, opens.
  •  October 21, 1979 – Moshe Dayan resigns from the Israeli government because of strong disagreements with Prime Minister Menachem Begin over policy towards the Arabs.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  March 28, 1979 – Benjamin Percy, American novelist and short story writer
  •  April 30, 1979 – Sean Mackin, American singer and violinist (Yellowcard)
  •  May 3, 1979 – Genevieve Nnaji, Nigerian actress and singer
  •  May 19, 1979 – Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer
  •  June 8, 1979 – Derek Trucks, American guitarist and songwriter (The Allman Brothers Band, The Derek Trucks Band, and Tedeschi Trucks Band)
  •  July 2, 1979 – Walter Davis, American triple jumper
  •  July 15, 1979 – Edda Garðarsdóttir, Icelandic footballer
  •  August 1, 1979 – Jason Momoa, American actor, director, and producer
  •  November 8, 1979 – Andrea Benatti, Italian rugby player
  •  November 14, 1979 – Carl Hayman, New Zealand rugby player
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