Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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Years:
1979 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1979
MCMLXXIX
Ab urbe condita2732
Armenian calendar1428
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԸ
Assyrian calendar6729
Baháʼí calendar135–136
Balinese saka calendar1900–1901
Bengali calendar1386
Berber calendar2929
British Regnal year27 Eliz. 2 – 28 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2523
Burmese calendar1341
Byzantine calendar7487–7488
Chinese calendar戊午年 (Earth Horse)
4675 or 4615
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4676 or 4616
Coptic calendar1695–1696
Discordian calendar3145
Ethiopian calendar1971–1972
Hebrew calendar5739–5740
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2035–2036
 - Shaka Samvat1900–1901
 - Kali Yuga5079–5080
Holocene calendar11979
Igbo calendar979–980
Iranian calendar1357–1358
Islamic calendar1399–1400
Japanese calendarShōwa 54
(昭和54年)
Javanese calendar1910–1912
Juche calendar68
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4312
Minguo calendarROC 68
民國68年
Nanakshahi calendar511
Thai solar calendar2522
Tibetan calendar阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
2105 or 1724 or 952
    — to —
阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
2106 or 1725 or 953
Unix time283996800 – 315532799

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.

Events

January

Main article: January 1979

February

Main article: February 1979

March

Main article: March 1979

April

Main article: April 1979

May

Main article: May 1979

June

Main article: June 1979

July

Main article: July 1979

August

Main article: August 1979

September

Main article: September 1979

October

Main article: October 1979

November

Main article: November 1979

December

Main article: December 1979

Date unknown

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Jagmeet Singh
Cristela Alonzo
Sarah Polley
Siti Nurhaliza
Aaliyah
Svetlana Khorkina
Wiley

February

Valentín Elizalde
Tawakkol Karman
Irina Slutskaya
Jesse Spencer
Valentino Rossi
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Jordan Peele

March

Ricardo Rosselló
Melina Perez
Oscar Isaac
Adam Levine
Lee Pace
Norah Jones

April

Jesse Carmichael
Heath Ledger
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Claire Danes
Jennifer Morrison
Luke Evans
Kourtney Kardashian
Kate Hudson

May

Lance Bass
Jon Montgomery
Rosario Dawson
Mickey Madden
Maggie Q
Ashley Massaro

June

Morena Baccarin
Anna Torv
Robyn
Chris Pratt
Mindy Kaling
Ryan Tedder
Felicia Day
Matisyahu

July

Kevin Hart
Scott Porter
Laura Benanti
Jayma Mays
Mike Vogel
Marielle Franco
Rose Byrne
Mageina Tovah
Michelle Williams

August

Jason Momoa
Evangeline Lilly
Maria Haukaas Mittet
JoAnna Garcia
Peter Browngardt
Aaron Paul

September

Júlio César
Pink
Dave Annable
Amy Davidson
Flo Rida
Taavi Rõivas
Bam Margera

October

Rachael Leigh Cook
Aaron Ashmore
Shawn Ashmore
Kristanna Loken
Jawed Karim
Chris O'Dowd
John Krasinski

November

Lamar Odom
Cote de Pablo
Mpule Kwelagobe
Neeti Mohan
Kelly Brook
Joel Kinnaman

December

Sabina Babayeva
Eric Bauza
Sara Bareilles
Adam Brody

Deaths

January

Nelson Rockefeller

February

Sid Vicious

March

José María Velasco Ibarra

April

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

May

Mary Pickford

June

John Wayne

July

Shin'ichirō Tomonaga
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz

August

John Diefenbaker
Mika Waltari
Jean Seberg

September

Agostinho Neto
Gracie Fields

October

Park Chung-hee

November

Merle Oberon

December

Hafizullah Amin
Richard Rodgers

Nobel Prizes

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Media

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