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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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Scum

Scum

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Alan Clarke

Starring: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth, John Blundell

Heartland

Heartland

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Rip Torn, Conchata Ferrell, Barry Primus, Megan Folsom

Time After Time

Time After Time

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, David Warner, Charles Cioffi

Country: United States of America

The Onion Field

The Onion Field

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1979?
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Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

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Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan …

Restoring The American Dream by Robert J. Ringer

Restoring The American Dream

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about human freedom. The author says "The American Dream was not about government's taking huge sums of money (under the label of "taxation") from citizens by force.

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird

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Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford

Mommie Dearest

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Mommie Dearest is a memoir and exposé written by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book, which depicts Christina's childhood and her relationship with her mother, was

Shibumi by Trevanian

Shibumi

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Nicholai Hel is the world’s most wanted man. Born in Shanghai during the chaos of World War I, he is the son of an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German