1979

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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.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1976 1977 197819791980 1981 1982

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Picture of Jupiter taken by Voyager 1

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Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan
 
Florin Salam

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Charles Mingus
 
Nelson Rockefeller
 
Victoria Ocampo

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Sid Vicious
 
Josef Mengele
 
Dennis Gabor
 
Jean Renoir

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Mustafa Barzani
 
José María Velasco Ibarra

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Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto

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Giulio Natta
 
Gabriel Ramanantsoa
 
Mary Pickford

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John Wayne

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Shin'ichirō Tomonaga
 
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz

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Bertil Ohlin
 
Giuseppe Meazza
 
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma

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Agostinho Neto
 
Francisco Macías Nguema

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Nur Muhammad Taraki
 
Park Chung-hee

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Mamie Eisenhower

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