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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

Events change

Picture of Jupiter taken by Voyager 1

Births change

Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan
Florin Salam

Deaths change

January change

Charles Mingus
Nelson Rockefeller
Victoria Ocampo

February change

Sid Vicious
Josef Mengele
Dennis Gabor
Jean Renoir

March change

Mustafa Barzani
José María Velasco Ibarra

April change

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto

May change

Giulio Natta
Gabriel Ramanantsoa
Mary Pickford

June change

John Wayne

July change

Shin'ichirō Tomonaga
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz

August change

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

September change

Agostinho Neto
Francisco Macías Nguema

October change

Nur Muhammad Taraki
Park Chung-hee

November change

Mamie Eisenhower

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Nobel Prizes change