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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1979.
The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1979: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1979?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1979 Debbie Boone and Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA
  • 02 Sep 1979 I Remember Mama closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • 03 Sep 1979 Iran army conquerors Mahabad
  • 04 Sep 1979 India need 438 to win vs. England, game ends at 8-429
  • 05 Sep 1979 Canada puts its 1st gold bullion coin on sale
  • 06 Sep 1979 Peter Pan opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 578 performances
  • 07 Sep 1979 Five-day MUSE concert against nuclear energy opens at Madison Square Gardens, New York.
  • 08 Sep 1979 Cheryl Prewitt (Miss), 22, crowned 52nd Miss America 1980
  • 09 Sep 1979 31st Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ron Leibman and Ruth Gordon
  • 10 Sep 1979 Three Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill US President Harry Truman are freed.
  • 12 Sep 1979 Carl Yastrzemski, is 15th to get 3,000 hits
  • 13 Sep 1979 China PR performs nuclear test
  • 15 Sep 1979 Red Sox Bob Watson is 1st to hit for cycle in AL and NL (Astros)
  • 16 Sep 1979 23rd Ryder Cup: US, 17-11 at Greenbrier
  • 17 Sep 1979 Pietro Mennea runs world record 200 m (19.72)
  • 18 Sep 1979 The Who opens NYC concerts at Madison Square Garden
  • 19 Sep 1979 No Nukes Concert at Madison Square Garden includes Springsteen and Crosby, Stills and Nash
  • 20 Sep 1979 Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • 22 Sep 1979 Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean
  • 23 Sep 1979 Sandra Post wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
  • 24 Sep 1979 CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service
  • 25 Sep 1979 Evita opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances
  • 26 Sep 1979 1984 summer Los Angeles Olympic coverage sold to ABC for US$225 million.
  • 27 Sep 1979 Elton John, sick with flu, collapse on Hollywood Universal Ampitheater
  • 28 Sep 1979 Larry Holmes (retaining championship) knocks out Earnie Shavers in 11 rounds.
  • 29 Sep 1979 Bad Case Of Loving You by Robert Palmer peaks at #14
  • 30 Sep 1979 Milwaukee Brewers lose 5-0 ending 213 straight games without a shutout

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1979?
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Class Reunion by Rona Jaffe

Class Reunion

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Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

Shadow Of The Moon by M.M. Kaye

Shadow Of The Moon

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M. M. Kaye, author of The Far Pavilions, sweeps her readers back to the vast, glittering, sunbaked continent of India. Shadow of the Moon is the story of Winter de Ballesteros,

Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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Cruel Shoes

The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson

The Great Shark Hunt

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The first volume in Hunter S. Thompson’s bestselling Gonzo Papers offers brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in his signature style.Originally published in 1979, the first volume of the bestselling "Gonzo Papers"

Quest For The Best by Stanley Marcus

Quest For The Best

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Who better to know what is “the best” than the man who made Neiman Marcus synonymous with excellence for more than fifty years?