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Arthur Lewis, Wales, Walkman, Wallace Townsend, Walter O'Malley, Warrenpoint ambush, Warsaw, Washington (state), Washington Wizards, Washington, D.C., Wayne Brenkert, Welsh devolution referendum, 1979, Wendy Carlos, Werner Forssmann, Wes Butters, Western Sahara, Westlife, Whiddy Island disaster, White House, White Night riots, Wichita Falls, Texas, Wigan, Wildrake diving accident, Wilhelm Bittrich, Will Young, William B. Franke, William Boyd (pathologist), William Gargan, William Green (American football), William H. Wilbur, Wincenty Okołowicz, Winifred Mary Ward, Wisconsin State Assembly, Woolworths Group, World Hockey Association, World War I, World War II, Wu Chun, Yahya Petra of Kelantan, Yana Gupta, Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Yank Terry, Yehuda Levi, Yekaterinburg, Yelawolf, Yoshiyuki Tomino, YouTube, Yugoslavia, Yugoslavs, Yuichi Tsuchiya, Yuki Maeda, Yukie Nakama, Yulia Nestsiarenka, Yumiko Kobayashi, Yury Kovalyov, Yusuke Kamiji, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Yvonne Catterfeld, Yvonne de Gaulle, Yvonne Mitchell, Zaragoza, Zeppo Marx, Zhang Ziyi, Zimbabwe Rhodesia, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Zygmunt Witymir Bieńkowski, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1953, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1970, 1970s, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979 Ba'ath Party Purge, 1979 Fastnet race, 1979 in American television, 1979 Indianapolis 500, 1979 Mississauga train derailment, 1979 Montenegro earthquake, 1979 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Game, 1979 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament, 1979 Nepalese student protests, 1979 Nice tsunami, 1979 Red River Valley tornado outbreak, 1979 Tumaco earthquake, 1979 Warsaw gas explosion, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1992, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018. 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A. J. Iversen

Andreas Jeppe Iversen, usually known as A.J. Iversen, (13 December 1888 - 17 December 1979) was a Danish cabinetmaker and furniture designer.

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Aaliyah

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model.

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Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas (May 26, 1899 – February 3, 1979) was an American painter, illustrator and visual arts educator.

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Aaron Hughes

Aaron William Hughes (born 8 November 1979) is a Northern Irish professional footballer who plays for Scottish Premiership side Heart of Midlothian and the Northern Ireland national team as a defender.

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Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul Sturtevant (born August 27, 1979) is an American actor.

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ABBA

ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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Abdus Salam

Mohammad Abdus Salam Salam adopted the forename "Mohammad" in 1974 in response to the anti-Ahmadiyya decrees in Pakistan, similarly he grew his beard.

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Abul A'la Maududi

Syed Abul A'la Maududi Chishti (ابو الاعلی مودودی – alternative spellings of last name Maudoodi, Mawdudi, also known as Abul Ala Maududi; –) was a Muslim philosopher, jurist, journalist and imam.

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Abz Love

Richard Abidin Breen (born 29 June 1979), better known as Abz Love, is an English rapper, singer, songwriter, DJ, producer and TV personality.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Adam Brody

Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer.

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Adam Levine

Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Adam Rose

Raymond John Leppan (born 20 July 1979) is a South African professional wrestler who is best known for his time in WWE as Adam Rose and Florida Championship Wrestling/NXT as Leo Kruger.

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Ade Schwammel

Adolphe "Ade" John Schwammel (October 14, 1908 – November 18, 1979) was an American football tackle who played five seasons in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers.

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Adolph Dubs

Adolph "Spike" Dubs (August 4, 1920 – February 14, 1979) was the United States Ambassador to Afghanistan from May 13, 1978, until his death in 1979.

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Adrian Serioux

Adrian Serioux (born May 12, 1979) is a Canadian soccer player who is currently a free agent.

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Agostinho Neto

António Agostinho Neto (17 September 1922 – 10 September 1979) served as the 1st President of Angola (1975–1979), having led the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) in the war for independence (1961–1974).

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Ahmad Daouk

Ahmad Bey Daouk (in Arabic أحمد بيك الداعوق) was a Lebanese politician who on two occasions became Prime Minister of Lebanon.

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Ahmad Shah of Pahang

Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar Riayatuddin Al-Muadzam Shah (born 24 October 1930) is the fifth Sultan of Pahang, and also served as the seventh Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia from 26 April 1979 to 25 April 1984.

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Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr

Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr (أحمد حسن البكر; 1 July 1914 – 4 October 1982) was President of Iraq, from 17 July 1968 until 16 July 1979.

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Ahmed Ould Bouceif

Lt. Col. Ahmed Ould Bouceif (أحمد ولد بوسيف, 1934 – 27 May 1979) was a Mauritanian military and political leader.

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Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Limited is the flag carrier airline of New Zealand.

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Air New Zealand Flight 901

Air New Zealand Flight 901 (TE-901) was a scheduled Air New Zealand Antarctic sightseeing flight that operated between 1977 and 1979.

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Airey Neave

Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave, (23 January 1916 – 30 March 1979) was a British Army officer, barrister and politician.

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Airman

An Airman is a member of an air force or air arm of a nation's armed forces.

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Akin Ayodele

Akinola James "Akin" Ayodele (born September 17, 1979) is a former American football linebacker of the National Football League (NFL).

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Al Capp

Alfred Gerald Caplin (September 28, 1909 – November 5, 1979), better known as Al Capp, was an American cartoonist and humorist best known for the satirical comic strip Li'l Abner, which he created in 1934 and continued writing and (with help from assistants) drawing until 1977.

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Alan Browning

Alan Brown (23 March 1926 – 7 September 1979), known professionally as Alan Browning, was an English actor.

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Alan Shipman

Alan Wilfred Shipman (7 March 1901, Ratby, Leicestershire – 12 December 1979) was a first-class cricketer for Leicestershire between 1920 and 1936.

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Albania

Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.

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Albert Einstein Memorial

The Albert Einstein Memorial is a monumental bronze statue depicting Albert Einstein seated with manuscript papers in hand by sculptor Robert Berks.

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Alberto di Jorio

Alberto di Jorio (18 July 1884 – 5 September 1979), was a cardinal of the Catholic Church and for many years along with the layman Bernardino Nogara the powerhouse behind the growing wealth of the Vatican and the Istituto per le Opere di Religione (popularly known as the "Vatican Bank").

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Alex Greenwald

Alexander Greenwald (October 9, 1979) is an American musician, actor, and record producer.

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Alexander Haig

Alexander Meigs "Al" Haig Jr. (December 2, 1924February 20, 2010) was the United States secretary of state under President Ronald Reagan and the White House chief of staff under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.

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Alexi Laiho

Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho (born Markku Uula Aleksi Laiho; 8 April 1979) is a Finnish guitarist, composer, and vocalist.

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Alfred Deller

Alfred George Deller, CBE (31 May 1912 – 16 July 1979), was an English singer and one of the main figures in popularising the return of the countertenor voice in Renaissance and Baroque music during the 20th century.

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Ali Carter

Allister "Ali" Carter (born 25 July 1979) is an English professional snooker player.

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Ali Hassan Salameh

Ali Hassan Salameh (علي حسن سلامة) (1940 – 22 January 1979) was the chief of operations—code name Abu Hassan—for Black September, the organization responsible for the 1972 Munich massacre and other terror attacks.

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Alison Lohman

Alison Marion Lohman (born September 18, 1979) is an American actress.

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All Saints' Massacre

The All Saints' massacre (Masacre de Todos Santos) is the name given to the violent crack-down against popular protests by the military coup regime of Alberto Natusch Busch that seized power on November 1 (All Saints' Day), 1979.

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Allan McLeod Cormack

Allan MacLeod Cormack (February 23, 1924 – May 7, 1998) was a South African American physicist who won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (along with Godfrey Hounsfield) for his work on X-ray computed tomography (CT).

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Alvin Karpis

Alvin Francis Karpis (born Albin Francis Karpavičius; August 10, 1907 – August 26, 1979), a Depression-era gangster nicknamed "Creepy" for his sinister smile and called "Ray" by his gang members, was a Canadian-born (naturalized American) criminal of Lithuanian descent known for being a leader of the Barker–Karpis gang in the 1930s.

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Amanda Baker

Amanda Baker (born December 22, 1979) is an American actress.

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Amandine Bourgeois

Amandine Bourgeois (born 12 June 1979, Angoulême, Charente) is a French singer.

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Amélie Mauresmo

Amélie Simone Mauresmo (born 5 July 1979) is a French former professional tennis player, and a former world No. 1.

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Amelia Best

Amelia Martha (Millie) Best MBE (29 April 1900 – 14 November 1979) was one of the first two women elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly.

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American Airlines Flight 191

American Airlines Flight 191 was a regularly scheduled passenger flight operated by American Airlines from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport.

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American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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American football

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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Amr Shabana

Amr Shabana (born 20 July 1979 in Cairo) is a former professional squash player from Egypt.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Amy Davidson

Amy Davidson (born September 15, 1979) is an American actress.

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Amy Grabow

Amy Grabow (born December 18, 1979) is an American actress.

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Anastasio Somoza Debayle

Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza DeBayle (5 December 1925 – 17 September 1980) was a Nicaraguan politician and officially the 73rd and 76th President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1967 to 1 May 1972 and from 1 December 1974 to 17 July 1979.

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Anders Behring Breivik

Fjotolf Hansen (born Anders Behring Breivik (born 13 February 1979), also known by his pseudonym Andrew Berwick, is a Norwegian far-right terrorist who committed the 2011 Norway attacks. On 22 July 2011 he killed eight people by detonating a van bomb amid Regjeringskvartalet in Oslo, then shot dead 69 participants of a Workers' Youth League (AUF) summer camp on the island of Utøya. In August 2012 he was convicted of mass murder, causing a fatal explosion, and terrorism. On the day of the attacks, Breivik electronically distributed a compendium of texts entitled 2083: A European Declaration of Independence, describing his militant ideology. In them, he lays out a worldview encompassing opposition to Islam and blaming feminism for creating a European "cultural suicide".Jones, Jane Clare., The Guardian, 27 July 2011. The texts call Islam and "Cultural Marxism" the enemy and advocate the deportation of all Muslims from Europe based on the model of the Beneš decrees, while also claiming that feminism exists to destroy European culture. Breivik wrote that his main motive for the atrocities was to market his manifesto. Two teams of court-appointed forensic psychiatrists examined Breivik before his trial. The first report diagnosed Breivik as having paranoid schizophrenia. A second psychiatric evaluation was commissioned following widespread criticism of the first. The second evaluation was published a week before the trial; it concluded that Breivik was not psychotic during the attacks nor during the evaluation. He was instead diagnosed as having narcissistic personality disorder. His trial began on 16 April 2012, with closing arguments made on 22 June 2012. On 24 August 2012, Oslo District Court delivered its verdict, finding Breivik sane and guilty of murdering 77 people. He was sentenced to 21 years in prison, in a form of preventive detention that required a minimum of 10 years incarceration and the possibility of one or more extensions for as long as he is deemed a danger to society. This is the maximum penalty in Norway. Breivik announced that he did not recognize the legitimacy of the court and therefore did not accept its decision—he claims he "cannot" appeal because this would legitimize the authority of the Oslo District Court. While imprisoned, Breivik has identified himself as a fascist and a national socialist, saying he previously exploited counterjihadist rhetoric in order to protect ethno-nationalists. In 2015, he said that he has never personally identified as a Christian, and called his religion Odinism. In 2016, Breivik sued Norwegian Correctional Service, claiming that his solitary confinement violated his human rights and subjected him to degrading treatment and privacy violations. In its judgment of 20 April 2016, the City Court found that Breivik's rights under Article 3 of the Convention had been violated, but not those under Article 8. The government appealed against the City Court's judgment as concerned the finding of a breach of Article 3 of the Convention, while Breivik appealed as concerned the finding that Article 8 had not been breached. On 1 March 2017, the Court of Appeals ruled that neither Article 3 nor Article 8 had been breached. On 8 June 2017, Norway's Supreme Court upheld the verdict of the Court of Appeals. On 30 June 2017, Breivik filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights, which the court dismissed on 21 June 2018.

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Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India.

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André Holland

André Holland (born December 28, 1979) is an American actor, known for his roles as Kevin in Moonlight and as Matt Miller on the FX series American Horror Story: Roanoke.

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André Matsangaissa

André Matsangaissa (also spelled Matsangaiza) (1950? – 17 October 1979) was a Mozambican anti-communist rebel and the first leader of the Rhodesian-backed Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO).

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André Zeller

André Zeller (1 January 1898 – 18 September 1979) was a French Army general.

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Andrea Osvárt

Andrea Klára Osvárt (born 25 April 1979) is a Hungarian actress, film producer, and former fashion model.

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Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo, Ufficiale OMRI (born 19 May 1979) is an Italian former professional footballer.

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Andreas Küttel

Andreas Küttel (born 25 April 1979) is a Swiss former ski jumper who currently works in the field of sports science at the University of Southern Denmark.

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Andreas Mihavecz

Andreas Mihavecz is an Austrian from Bregenz who holds the record of surviving the longest without any food or liquids.

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Andrei Arlovski

Andrei Valeryevich Arlovski (Андрэй Валер'евіч Арлоўскі,, born February 4, 1979), nicknamed The Pitbull, is a Belarusian mixed martial artist, actor and former UFC Heavyweight Champion.

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Andrew Hussie

Andrew Hussie (born August 25, 1978/79) is an American author and artist and the creator of MS Paint Adventures, a collection of webcomics that includes Homestuck as well as of several other webcomics, books, and videos.

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Andy Burrows

Andrew William Burrows (born 30 June 1979) is an English songwriter and musician.

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Angela Lindvall

Angela Lindvall (born January 14, 1979) is an American model and actress.

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Ann Dvorak

Ann Dvorak (August 2, 1911 – December 10, 1979) was an American stage and film actress.

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Anndi McAfee

Anndi Lynn McAfee (born September 28, 1979) is an American actress, voice actress and singer.

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Another Level (band)

Another Level was a British soul and R&B influenced boy band that formed in 1997 and broke up in 2000, consisting of Mark Baron, Dane Bowers, Bobak Kianoush and Wayne Williams.

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Anthony Blunt

Anthony Frederick Blunt (26 September 1907 – 26 March 1983), known as Sir Anthony Blunt, KCVO, from 1956 to 1979, was a leading British art historian who in 1964, after being offered immunity from prosecution, confessed to having been a Soviet spy.

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Anthony Davidson

Anthony Denis Davidson (born 18 April 1979) is a British racing driver from England currently racing for Toyota Hybrid Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Anthrax

Anthrax is an infection caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis.

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Anthropologist

An anthropologist is a person engaged in the practice of anthropology.

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Anti-Nazi League

The Anti-Nazi League (ANL) was an organisation set up in 1977 on the initiative of the Socialist Workers Party with sponsorship from some trade unions and the endorsement of a list of prominent people to oppose the rise of far-right groups in the United Kingdom.

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Antoaneta Stefanova

Antoaneta Stefanova (Антоанета Стефанова; born 19 April 1979) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and Women's World Champion from 2004 to 2006.

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Antonio Centa

Antonio Centa (10 August 1907 – 19 April 1979) was an Italian film actor.

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Antonio Chatman

Antonio Tavaras Chatman (born February 12, 1979) is a former American football wide receiver and punt returner.

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Antonio María Barbieri

Antonio María Barbieri, OFM Cap (October 12, 1892 – July 6, 1979), born Alfredo Barbieri, was an Uruguayan Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Anwar Sadat

Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat (محمد أنور السادات, Egyptian muħæmmæd ˈʔɑnwɑɾ essæˈdæːt; 25 December 1918 – 6 October 1981) was the third President of Egypt, serving from 15 October 1970 until his assassination by fundamentalist army officers on 6 October 1981.

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April 4

On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).

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Archie Duncan (actor)

Archie Duncan (26 May 1914 – 24 July 1979) was a Scottish actor born in Glasgow.

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Ari Hest

Ari Hest (born 16 June 1979) is an American singer-songwriter from the Bronx borough of New York.

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Ariana Richards

Ariana Clarice Richards (born September 11, 1979) is an American actress and painter.

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Ariane 1

Ariane 1 was the first rocket in the Ariane family of expendable launch systems.

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Armand Massonet

Armand Massonet (Sint-Gillis, 22 February 1892 – Jette, 11 March 1979) was a Belgian painter.

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Art Williams (umpire)

Arthur Williams (February 24, 1934 – February 8, 1979) was a professional baseball umpire who worked in the National League (NL) from 1972 to 1977, and was the first African-American umpire in the NL, wearing number 25 during his career.

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Arthur Fiedler

Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979) was a long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specializes in popular and light classical music.

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Arthur Hunnicutt

Arthur Lee Hunnicutt (February 17, 1910 – September 26, 1979) was an American actor known for his portrayal of wise, grizzled, and old rural characters.

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Artika Sari Devi

Artika Sari Devi Kusmayadi (born 29 September 1979) is the 2004 winner of Puteri Indonesia (Miss Indonesia).

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Artur Avila

Artur Avila Cordeiro de Melo (born 29 June 1979) is a Brazilian and French mathematician working primarily on dynamical systems and spectral theory.

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Asa Martin

Asa F. Martin (June 25, 1900 – August 15, 1979) was an American old time musician, singer and guitarist who made many recordings during the 1920s and 1930s and was closely associated with renowned fiddle player Doc Roberts, for whom he played rhythm guitar.

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Asaka Kubo

is the lead vocal singer of the group A+Jyuc.

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Ashley Massaro

Ashley Marie Massaro (born May 26, 1979) is an American former professional wrestler and model.

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Assata Shakur

Assata Olugbala Shakur (born JoAnne Deborah Byron; July 16, 1947, sometimes referred to by her married surname Chesimard) is a former member of the Black Liberation Army, who was convicted (under New Jersey's "aiding and abetting" statute) of the first-degree murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster during a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in 1973.

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Atsuko Enomoto

is a Japanese voice actress and singer who works for 81 Produce until 2015.

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Audrey Hollander

Audrey Hollander (born November 4, 1979) is an American pornographic actress.

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August 1

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August 10

The term 'the 10th of August' is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it was restored in 1814.

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August 11

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August 12

It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.

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August 13

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August 14

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August 15

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August 16

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August 18

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August 19

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August 20

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August 21

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August 22

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August 23

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August 24

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August 25

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August 26

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August 27

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August 28

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August 29

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August 3

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August 30

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August 31

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August 4

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August 5

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August 6

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August 7

This day marks the approximate midpoint of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and of winter in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the June solstice).

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August 8

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August 9

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Avey Tare

David Michael Portner (born April 24, 1979), also known by his moniker Avey Tare, is a musician and songwriter who co-founded the American experimental pop band Animal Collective.

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Axel Teichmann

Axel Teichmann (born July 14, 1979 in Ebersdorf, today Saalburg-Ebersdorf, Thuringia) is a retired German cross-country skier.

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Ayako Fujitani

is a writer and actress.

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Ayatollah

Ayatullah (or; āyatullāh from llāh "Sign of God") is a high-ranking title given to Usuli Twelver Shī‘ah clerics.

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Ayiesha Woods

Ayiesha Woods (born July 2, 1979) is a contemporary Christian musician signed to Gotee Records.

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Ágnes Csomor

Ágnes "Ági" Csomor (born June 13, 1979) is a Hungarian stage, film and television actress.

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Émilie Loit

Émilie Loit (born 9 June 1979) is a retired professional female tennis player from France.

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Éric Abidal

Éric Sylvain Abidal (born 11 September 1979) is a retired French professional footballer who played as a left back or a central defender.

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Érik Bédard

Érik Joseph Bédard (pronounced baydar; born March 5, 1979) is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher.

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Łukasz Żygadło

Łukasz Tomasz Żygadło (born 2 August 1979) is a Polish volleyball player, a member of Poland men's national volleyball team (247 presents in the national team) and Polish club Stocznia Szczecin, a participant of the Olympic Games London 2012, gold medalist of the 2012 World League, silver medalist of the 2006 World Championship and the 2011 World Cup, bronze medalist of the 2011 World League and the 2011 European Championship, 2000 Polish Champion, 2012 and 2015 Italian Champion, two times 2016, 2017 Iranian Champion, two times winner of AVC Asian Club Championships.

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Živilė Balčiūnaitė

Živilė Balčiūnaitė (born 3 April 1979 in Vilnius) is a Lithuanian long-distance runner.

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B-Tight

Robert Edward Davis (born 28 December 1979), better known by his stage name B-Tight, is a gangsta rapper, who grew up in Berlin, Germany.

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B. J. Novak

Benjamin Joseph "B.

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Ba'ath Party (Iraqi-dominated faction)

The Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party (spelled "Ba'th" or "Baath", "resurrection" or "renaissance"; حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي Ḥizb Al-Ba'aṯ Al-'Arabī Al-Ištirākī), also referred to as the pro-Iraqi Ba'ath movement, is a Ba'athist political party headquartered in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Ba'athist Iraq

Ba'athist Iraq, formally the Iraqi Republic, covers the history of Iraq between 1968 and 2003, during the period of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party's rule.

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Babrak Karmal

Babrak Karmal (Dari/ببرک کارمل, born Sultan Hussein; 6 January 1929 – 1 or 3 December 1996) was an Afghan politician who was installed as President of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union when they invaded in 1979.

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Babyshambles

Babyshambles is an English rock band established in London.

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Bad Girls (Donna Summer song)

"Bad Girls" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from her 1979 seventh studio album of the same name, released as the second single from the Bad Girls album on June 23, 1979, through Casablanca Records.

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Bae Doona

Bae Doo-na (born October 11, 1979) is a South Korean actress and photographer.

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Bahram Radan

Bahram Radan (بهرام رادان., born 28 April 1979) is an Iranian actor.

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Bam Margera

Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera (born September 28, 1979) is an American professional skateboarder, stunt performer, filmmaker and television personality.

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Banaba Island

Banaba Island (also Ocean Island), an island in the Pacific Ocean, is a solitary raised coral island west of the Gilbert Island chain and east of Nauru.

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Bantry

Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West Cork, County Cork, Ireland.

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Barbara Hutton

Barbara Woolworth Hutton (November 14, 1912 – May 11, 1979) was an American debutante, socialite, heiress and philanthropist.

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Barbara Luddy

Barbara Luddy (May 25, 1908 – April 1, 1979) was an American actress from Great Falls, Montana.

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Barnes Wallis

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979), was an English scientist, engineer and inventor.

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Baron Davis

Baron Walter Louis Davis (born April 13, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player.

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Bathurst 1000

The Bathurst 1000 (currently branded as the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for sponsorship reasons) is a touring car race held annually on the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.

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Beatrix Lehmann

Beatrix Alice Lehmann (1 July 1903 – 31 July 1979) was a British actress, theatre director, writer and novelist.

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Bee Gees

The Bee Gees --> were a pop music group formed in 1958.

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Ben Fouhy

Ben Fouhy (born 4 March 1979, in Taumarunui) is a New Zealand flatwater and marathon canoeist who has been competing since the early 2000s.

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Ben Jelen

Ben Jelen (born Benjamin Ivan Jelen; 8 July 1979 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish-born American former singer-songwriter who plays the piano, violin, and guitar.

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Ben Lyon

Ben Lyon (February 6, 1901 – March 22, 1979) was an American film actor and a studio executive at 20th Century Fox, who later acted in British radio, films and TV.

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Ben Silverstone

Benjamin Maurice Silverstone (born 9 April 1979) is an English barrister and former actor.

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Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician and journalist who was the leader of the National Fascist Party (Partito Nazionale Fascista, PNF).

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Benji Madden

Benjamin Levi Madden (né Combs; born March 11, 1979) is an American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer.

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Bernard L. Austin

Bernard Lige Austin (15 December 1902 – 21 September 1979) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy.

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Bernice Liu

Bernice Jan Liu (born January 6, 1979) is a Canadian actress, singer, and commercial model based in Hong Kong.

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Bertioga

Bertioga is a Brazilian municipality of the state of São Paulo in the Baixada Santista.

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Bianca Lawson

Bianca Jasmine Lawson (born March 20, 1979) is an American film and television actress.

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Biffy Clyro

Biffy Clyro are a Scottish rock band that formed in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, composed of Simon Neil (guitar, lead vocals), James Johnston (bass, vocals) and Ben Johnston (drums, vocals).

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Bill Stewart (journalist)

William D. "Bill" Stewart (1941 – June 20, 1979) was an American journalist with ABC News who was summarily murdered by Nicaraguan government National Guard ("''Guardia''") forces while reporting on the Nicaraguan Revolution as Sandinista rebel forces were closing in on the capital city of Managua in 1979.

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Bill Todman

William Selden "Bill" Todman (July 31, 1916 – July 29, 1979) was an American television producer and personality born in New York City.

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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Billy Bletcher

William Bletcher (September 24, 1894 – January 5, 1979) was an American actor, voice actor and comedian.

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Billy Dean Anderson

Billy Dean Anderson (July 12, 1934 – July 7, 1979) gained notoriety in 1975 when he was added to the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list after a long list of crimes — for which he was jailed and paroled three times — including armed robbery and prison escapes, over the course of 20 years.

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Biological warfare

Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or plants as an act of war.

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Biological Weapons Convention

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (usually referred to as the Biological Weapons Convention, abbreviation: BWC, or Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, abbreviation: BTWC) was the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the production of an entire category of weapons.

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Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu (born 7 January 1979), also known by her married name Bipasha Basu Singh Grover, is an Indian film actress and model.

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BJ Flores

Benjamin "BJ" Flores (born January 29, 1979) is an American professional boxer.

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Black Monday (Malta)

Black Monday in Malta refers to 15 October 1979 when the Progress Press (publisher of The Times) and the home of Eddie Fenech Adami, then Leader of the Opposition, were ransacked following a rally by the Labour Party.

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Black September

Black September (أيلول الأسود; Aylūl Al-Aswad) was the conflict fought in Jordan between the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF), under the leadership of King Hussein, and the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), under the leadership of Yasser Arafat, primarily between 16 and 27 September 1970, with certain actions continuing until 17 July 1971.

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Bloc Party

Bloc Party are an English rock band, currently composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, sampler), Russell Lissack (lead guitar, keyboards), Justin Harris (bass guitar, keyboards, saxophones, backing vocals) and Louise Bartle (drums, percussion).

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Blue (English band)

Blue is an English boyband consisting of members Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe.

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Bob Bryar

Robert Nathaniel Corey "Bob" Bryar (born December 31, 1979) is an American musician, best known as the drummer of the rock band My Chemical Romance.

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Bob Clayton

Bob Clayton (August 17, 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia – November 1, 1979 in New York City) was an American television game show announcer and host of several shows.

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Bolivia

Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.

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Bologna

Bologna (Bulåggna; Bononia) is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy.

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Bonanno crime family

The Bonanno crime family (pronounced) is one of the Five Families that dominate organized crime activities in New York City, United States, within the nationwide criminal phenomenon known as the American Mafia (or Cosa Nostra).

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Boston Pops Orchestra

The Boston Pops Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in playing light classical and popular music.

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Brandon Barash

Brandon Joseph Barash (born October 4, 1979) is an American actor known for playing the role of Johnny Zacchara on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital.

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Brandon Routh

Brandon James Routh (born October 9, 1979) is an American actor.

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Brandy Norwood

Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), known professionally by her mononym Brandy, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

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Brazilian military government

The Brazilian military government was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from April 1, 1964 to March 15, 1985.

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Bree Williamson

Bree Williamson Roberts (born December 28, 1979) is a Canadian actress.

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Bregenz

Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria.

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Brendan James

Brendan James is an American, piano-based singer/songwriter from Derry, New Hampshire.

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Brett Dennen

Brett Michael Dennen (born October 28, 1979) is an American folk/pop singer and songwriter from Central California.

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Brian Kendrick

Brian David Kendrick (born May 29, 1979) is an American professional wrestler and promoter currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the WWE 205 Live brand under the ring name The Brian Kendrick.

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Brian O'Driscoll

Brian Gerard O'Driscoll (born 21 January 1979) is a retired Irish professional rugby union player.

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Brianna Brown

Brianna Lynn Brown (born October 2, 1979) is an American actress and producer.

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Bridgewater Four

The Bridgewater Four is the collective name given to the four men who were tried and found guilty of killing 13-year-old paperboy Carl Bridgewater, who was shot in the head at close range near Stourbridge, England, in 1978.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Brody Dalle

Brody Dalle (born Bree Joanna Alice Robinson; 1 January 1979) is an Australian-born singer-songwriter and guitarist.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Bruce George Peter Lee

Bruce George Peter Lee (born Peter George Dinsdale 31 July 1960) is one of Britain's most prolific serial killers.

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Bruno Cabrerizo

Bruno Cabrerizo (born July 19, 1979) is a former Brazilian football player, model and actor.

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Bryan Allen (hang glider)

Bryan Lewis Allen (born October 13, 1952) is an American self-taught hang glider pilot and bicyclist.

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Bryan Fletcher (American football)

Bryan Jamaile Fletcher (born March 23, 1979) is a former American football tight end.

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Bubba Crosby

Richard Stephen "Bubba" Crosby (born August 11, 1976) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees.

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Bucharest

Bucharest (București) is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre.

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Bucharest Metro

The Bucharest Metro (Metroul București) is an underground rapid transit system that serves the capital of Romania, Bucharest.

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Budva

Budva (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Будва, or; Italian and Albanian: Budua) is a Montenegrin town on the Adriatic Sea, former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see.

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Bundesliga scandal (2005)

In early 2005, German football was overshadowed by the discovery of a €2 million match fixing scandal centered on second division referee Robert Hoyzer, who confessed to fixing and betting on matches in the 2. Bundesliga, the DFB-Pokal (German Cup), and the third division Regionalliga.

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Busy Philipps

Elizabeth Jean "Busy" Philipps (born June 25, 1979) is an American actress & writer.

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Cambodia

Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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Cambodian–Vietnamese War

The Cambodian–Vietnamese War, otherwise known in Vietnam as the "Counter-offensive on the Southwestern border" ("Chiến dịch Phản công Biên giới Tây-Nam) was an armed conflict between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Democratic Kampuchea.

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Cambridge Five

The Cambridge Spy Ring was a ring of spies in the United Kingdom, who passed information to the Soviet Union during World War II and was active at least into the early 1950s.

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Cameron Richardson

Cameron Richardson (born September 11, 1979) is an American actress and model, who portrayed Chloe Carter on the CBS television series Harper's Island.

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Camp Fuji

Combined Arms Training Center (CATC) Camp Fuji is an installation of the United States Marine Corps next to the JGSDF Camp Takigahara (滝ヶ原駐屯地).

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Canton of Bern

The canton of Bern (Bern, canton de Berne) is the second largest of the 26 Swiss cantons by both surface area and population.

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Canton of Jura

The Republic and Canton of the Jura (République et canton du Jura), also known as the canton of Jura or canton Jura, is the newest (founded in 1979) of the 26 Swiss cantons, located in the northwestern part of Switzerland.

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Cantons of Switzerland

The 26 cantons of Switzerland (Kanton, canton, cantone, chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation.

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Canuplin

Canuto Francia (January 28, 1904 – September 4, 1979), better known as Canuplin, was a Filipino stage performer and magician who gained fame for his impersonation of Charlie Chaplin in Filipino movies and the local bodabil circuit.

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Capital punishment

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.

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Carl Edwards

Carl Michael Edwards II (born August 15, 1979) is an American former professional stock car racing driver.

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Carl Laemmle Jr.

Carl Laemmle Jr. (born Julius Laemmle; April 28, 1908 – September 24, 1979) was an American businessman and heir of Carl Laemmle, who had founded Universal Studios.

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Carly Colón

Carlos Edwin "Carly" Colón Jr. (born February 21, 1979) is a Puerto Rican professional wrestler best known for his time in WWE under the ring name Carlito.

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Carlyle Smith Beals

Carlyle Smith Beals, FRS (June 29, 1899 – July 2, 1979) was a Canadian astronomer.

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Carmine Galante

Carmine Galante (pronounced gah-LAN-tay), also known as "Lilo" and "Cigar" (February 21, 1910 – July 12, 1979), was a mobster and boss of the Bonanno crime family.

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Caroline Flack

Caroline Louise Flack (born 9 November 1979) is an English television presenter, radio presenter and model, whose career began when she starred in Bo' Selecta! in 2002, but who has since gone on to present various ITV2 spin-off shows such as I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! from 2009 until 2010 and The Xtra Factor from 2011 until 2013, the latter with Olly Murs (2011-2012) and Matt Richardson (2013).

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Carson Palmer

Carson Hilton Palmer (born December 27, 1979) is a former American football quarterback who played 15 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the Cincinnati Bengals and Arizona Cardinals.

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Catalina Cruz

Catalina Cruz (born September 14, 1979) is an American pornographic actress.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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CBS

CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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Ceasefire

A ceasefire (or truce), also called cease fire, is a temporary stoppage of a war in which each side agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions.

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Cecil Williams (anti-apartheid activist)

Cecil Williams (1909–1979) was an English-South African theatre director and anti-apartheid activist.

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Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (May 10, 1900 – December 7, 1979) was a British–American astronomer and astrophysicist who, in 1925, proposed in her Ph.D. thesis an explanation for the composition of stars in terms of the relative abundances of hydrogen and helium.

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Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR; Sango: Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka; République centrafricaine, or Centrafrique) is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

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Cerina Vincent

Cerina Vincent (born February 7, 1979) is an American actress and writer best known for playing Maya the Yellow Galaxy Ranger in the television series Power Rangers Lost Galaxy and Suzy Diaz in Stuck in the Middle, as well as her film appearances in Not Another Teen Movie, Cabin Fever, It Waits, and Everybody Wants to Be Italian.

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Chad

Chad (تشاد; Tchad), officially the Republic of Chad ("Republic of the Chad"), is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

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Chamillionaire

Hakeem Seriki (born November 28, 1979), better known by his stage name Chamillionaire, is an American musician, rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Houston, Texas.

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Charles de Gaulle

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman who led the French Resistance against Nazi Germany in World War II and chaired the Provisional Government of the French Republic from 1944 to 1946 in order to reestablish democracy in France.

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Charles Haughey

Charles James Haughey (16 September 1925 – 13 June 2006) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach on three different occasions, 1979 to 1981, March 1982 to December 1982 and 1987 to 1992.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was an American jazz double bassist, pianist, composer and bandleader.

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Charles North (politician)

Charles Frederic John North (14 September 1887 – 30 September 1979) was an Australian lawyer and politician who was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1924 to 1956, initially representing the Nationalist Party and later the Liberal Party.

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Charles P. Thompson

Charles P. Thompson (January 2, 1891 – October 26, 1979) was an American stage, film, and television actor.

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Charles W. Sawyer

Charles Sawyer (February 10, 1887April 7, 1979) was United States Secretary of Commerce from May 6, 1948 to January 20, 1953 in the administration of Harry Truman.

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Charles Watts (cricketer, born 1894)

Charles George Watts (4 September 1894 – 30 January 1979) was an English cricketer.

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Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Chick Evans

Charles E. "Chick" Evans, Jr. (July 18, 1890 – November 6, 1979) was an American amateur golfer of the 1910s and 1920s.

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Children of Bodom

Children of Bodom is a Finnish extreme metal band from Espoo.

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China–United States relations

China–United States relations, more often known as U.S.–Chinese relations, Chinese–U.S. relations, or Sino-American relations, refers to international relations between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America.

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Chinese Taipei

"Chinese Taipei" is the name for Taiwan designated in the Nagoya Resolution whereby the Republic of China (ROC) and the People's Republic of China (PRC) recognize each other when it comes to the activities of the International Olympic Committee.

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Chiquitita

"Chiquitita" (a Spanish term of endearment for a woman meaning "littlest one") is a song recorded by Swedish pop group ABBA.

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Choi Kyu-hah

Choi Kyu-hah (or; July 16, 1919 – October 22, 2006), also spelled Choi Kyu-ha, was President of South Korea between 1979 and 1980.

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Chris Daughtry

Christopher Adam Daughtry (born December 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Daughtry and as the fourth-place contestant on the fifth season of American Idol.

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Chris Doran

Christopher "Chris" Doran, (born 22 November 1979) from Waterford, Ireland was the winner of Ireland's You're a Star 2003-2004 talent search competition to find Ireland's Eurovision Song Contest entry.

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Chris Hayes

Christopher Loffredo Hayes (born February 28, 1979) is an American political commentator, journalist, and author.

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Chris Klein (actor)

Frederick Christopher "Chris" Klein (born March 14, 1979) is an American actor who is best known for playing Chris 'Oz' Ostreicher in the American Pie comedy teen films.

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Chris Neil

Chris Neil (born June 18, 1979) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger.

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Chris O'Dowd

Christopher O'Dowd (born 9 October 1979) is an Irish actor, best known for his television roles such as Miles Daly in the Epix comedy series Get Shorty and Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd.

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Chris Pratt

Christopher Michael Pratt is an American actor.

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Christian Dotremont

Christian Dotremont, (12 December 1922 – 20 August 1979), was a Belgian painter and poet who was born in Tervuren, Belgium.

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Christian Lindner

Christian Wolfgang Lindner (born 7 January 1979) is a German politician, member of the Bundestag and leader of the liberal Free Democratic Party of Germany (FDP).

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Christijan Albers

Christijan Albers (born 16 April 1979 in Eindhoven) is a Dutch professional racing driver.

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Christina Chanée

Christina Chanée (born 6 January 1979, Christina Ratchanée Birch Wongskul) is a Danish-Thai pop singer who won the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2010 with Tomas N'evergreen, with the song "In a Moment Like This".

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Christopher Jacot

Christopher Jacot (born June 30, 1979) is a Canadian actor.

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Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.

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Chrysler Europe

Chrysler Europe was the American automotive company Chrysler's operations in Europe from 1967 through 1979.

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Chuck Comeau

Charles-André "Chuck" Comeau (born 17 September 1979) is a Canadian musician and drummer, best known for being the drummer of the rock band Simple Plan.

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Chuck Osborne

Charles H. "Chuck" Osborne (January 21, 1939 – April 17, 1979) was an American professional basketball player.

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Chun Doo-hwan

Chun Doo-hwan (or; born 18 January 1931) is a South Korean politician and former South Korean army general who served as the President of South Korea from 1979 to 1988, ruling as an unelected coup leader from December 1979 to September 1980 and as elected president from 1980 to 1988.

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Cincinnati

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Cindy Klassen

Cindy Klassen, (born August 12, 1979) is a Canadian retired long track speed skater.

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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso,, "New Paradise Cinema") is a 1988 Italian drama film written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore.

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City of Death

City of Death is the second serial of the seventeenth season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which depicts the adventures of a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor.

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Claire Danes

Claire Catherine Danes (born April 12, 1979) is an American actress.

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Clarence Dillon

Clarence Dillon (September 27, 1882 – April 14, 1979) was an American financier, and namesake of Dillon, Read & Co., an investment bank.

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Claude Massop

Claude Massop (16 April 1949 - 4 February 1979) was the leader and strongman of the Phoenix Gang, later renamed the Shower Posse Gang, belonging to Tivoli Gardens, Wellington Street, Rema, Denham Town and the surrounding areas of West Kingston, Jamaica.

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Claude Wagner

Claude Wagner, (April 4, 1925 – July 11, 1979) was a judge and politician in the Province of Quebec, Canada.

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Claudine Barretto

Claudine Margaret Castelo Barretto (born July 20, 1979) is a Filipino film actress, television actress, entrepreneur and product endorser.

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Cleveland Elementary School shooting (San Diego)

The Grover Cleveland Elementary School shooting took place on January 29, 1979, at a public elementary school in San Diego, California, United States.

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Clint Bowyer

Clinton Edward "Clint" Bowyer (born May 30, 1979) is an American professional stock car racing driver.

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Clodoaldo Silva

Clodoaldo Silva (born 1 February 1979) is a Brazilian swimmer.

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Clyde Kluttz

Clyde Franklin Kluttz (December 12, 1917 – May 12, 1979) was an American professional baseball player, executive, and scout.

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Cobra Starship

Cobra Starship was an American dance-pop band created by former Midtown bassist and lead vocalist Gabe Saporta in 2006 in New York City, New York.

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Coco Crisp

Covelli Loyce "Coco" Crisp (born November 1, 1979) is an American former professional baseball outfielder.

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Colombia

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.

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Comiskey Park

Comiskey Park was a baseball park in Chicago, Illinois, located in the Armour Square community on the near-southwest side of the city.

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Commerce

Commerce relates to "the exchange of goods and services, especially on a large scale.” Commerce includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that operate in any country or internationally.

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Communism

In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.

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Communist Workers' Party (United States)

The Communist Workers' Party (CWP) was a Maoist group in the United States.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Concept album

A concept album is an album in which its tracks hold a larger purpose or meaning collectively than they do individually.

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Conrad Hilton

Conrad Nicholson Hilton (December 25, 1887 – January 3, 1979) was an American hotel tycoon and the founder of the Hilton Hotels chain.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae (born Corinne Jacqueline Bailey; 26 February 1979) is a British singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist from Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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Corinne Griffith

Corinne Mae Griffith (November 21, 1894 – July 13, 1979) was an American film actress, producer and author.

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Corporal punishment in the home

Corporal punishment in the home (also called physical punishment) refers to an act by a parent or other legal guardian causing deliberate physical pain or discomfort to a minor child in response to some undesired behavior by the child.

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Cote de Pablo

María José de Pablo Fernández, known professionally as Cote de Pablo (born November 12, 1979), is a Chilean-American actress and singer.

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Council of the Islamic Revolution

The Council of the Islamic Revolution (Šūrā-ye enqelāb-e eslāmī) was a group formed by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to manage the Iranian Revolution on 10 January 1979, shortly before he returned to Iran.

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Coup d'état

A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, a putsch, golpe de estado, or an overthrow, is a type of revolution, where the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus occurs.

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Coup d'état of December Twelfth

The Coup d'état of December Twelfth (Hangul: 12.12 군사반란; Hanja: 12.12 軍事叛亂) or the "12.12 Military Insurrection" was a military coup d'état which took place on December 12, 1979, in South Korea.

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Craig Shergold

Craig Shergold (born 24 June 1979) is a British former cancer patient who received an estimated 350 million greeting cards, earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Cremilda de Oliveira

Cremilda de Oliveira (6 November 1887 - 23 June 1979) was a Portuguese actress.

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Crips

The Crips, also known as Original Crip Homies (OCH), are a gang based in the coastal regions of Southern California.

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Cristela Alonzo

Cristela Alonzo (born January 6, 1979) is an American comedian, actress, writer and producer, who created and starred in the ABC sitcom Cristela. She is the first Latina woman to create, produce, write, and star in her own US network show.

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Cristian Mora

Cristian Rafael Mora Medrano (born August 26, 1979 in Vinces, Los Ríos) is an Ecuadorian football goalkeeper who plays for Hong Kong Premier League club South China.

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Csézy

Csézy, real name Erzsébet Csézi (born 9 October 1979 in Mezőkövesd), is a Hungarian pop singer.

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Dallas Clark

Dallas Dean Clark (born June 12, 1979) is a former American football tight end who played 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL).

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Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

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Dan Marshall

Dan Marshall was the former coach of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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Dan White

Daniel James White (September 2, 1946 – October 21, 1985) was a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors who murdered San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, on Monday, November 27, 1978, at City Hall.

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Dane Boedigheimer

Dane Boedigheimer (born September 28, 1979), better known by his cybernym Daneboe, is an American filmmaker, singer, and actor.

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Dane Bowers

Dane Leon Bowers (born 28 November 1979) is an English singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer.

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Dania Ramirez

Dania Jissel Ramirez (born November 30, 1979) is a Dominican-American television and film actress.

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Daniel Bedingfield

Daniel John Bedingfield (born 3 December 1979) is an English-New Zealand singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Daniel Galera

Daniel Galera (São Paulo, July 13, 1979) is a Brazilian writer, translator and editor.

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Daniel Henney

Daniel Phillip Henney (born November 28, 1979) is an American actor and model, known for starring in films such as Seducing Mr. Perfect (2006), My Father (2007), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Shanghai Calling (2012), The Last Stand (2013), and Big Hero 6 (2014).

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Daniel Johns

Daniel Paul Johns (born 22 April 1979) is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter.

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Daniel Starch

Daniel Starch (1883–1979) was an American psychologist and marketing researcher.

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Daniel Vettori

Daniel Luca Vettori, ONZM (born 27 January 1979) is a New Zealand former cricketer who played for the New Zealand cricket team in all formats and a former captain in all formats.

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Danisa Phiri

Danisa Phiri (born 1 July 1979) is a Zimbabwean retired footballer who last played as a defender and midfielder for Tsholotsho.

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Danny Foster (musician)

Danny Foster (born 3 May 1979, Hackney, London) is an English pop/soul singer and television personality, who appeared in the inaugural series of the British television talent-show Popstars, going on to become a founder member of the pop group Hear'say.

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Danny O'Donoghue

Daniel John Mark Luke O'Donoghue (born 3 October 1980) is an Irish singer-songwriter known for being the frontman of the Irish alternative rock band The Script and as a coach on the first two series of the television singing talent show The Voice UK.

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Danny Pudi

Daniel Mark Pudi (born March 10, 1979) is an American actor and comedian, who is best known for his role as Abed Nadir on the NBC/Yahoo! comedy series Community.

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Danso Gordon

Danso Nyameche Gordon (born August 3, 1979) is a Canadian actor.

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Darla Hood

Darla Jean Hood (November 8, 1931 – June 13, 1979) was an American child actress, best known as the leading lady in the Our Gang series from 1935 to 1941.

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Darryl F. Zanuck

Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era.

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Daryl Palumbo

Daryl Palumbo is an American musician, originally from Elmira, New York.

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Dave Annable

David Rodman "Dave" Annable (born September 15, 1979) is an American actor.

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Dave Fleischer

David Fleischer (July 14, 1894 – June 25, 1979) was an American film director and producer, best known as a co-owner of Fleischer Studios with his older brother Max Fleischer.

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Dave Line

Dave Line (1942 – 1980) was a British beer author.

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David Brand

Sir David Brand KCMG (1 August 1912 – 15 April 1979) was an Australian politician.

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David Carr (American football)

David Duke Carr (born July 21, 1979) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL).

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David Dacko

David Dacko (24 March 1930 – 20 November 2003) was the 1st President of the Central African Republic from 14 August 1960 to 1 January 1966, and 3rd President from 21 September 1979 to 1 September 1981.

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David Dolníček

David Dolníček (born February 6, 1979) is a Czech professional ice hockey player.

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David Healy (footballer)

David Jonathan Healy, MBE (born 5 August 1979) is a Northern Irish former footballer and now football manager who is in charge at NIFL Premiership club Linfield.

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David Long (New Zealand musician)

David Long is a musician, composer and producer.

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David Sakurai

David Sakurai (Copenhagen, 19 July 1979) is a Japanese-Danish actor, director, scriptwriter and martial artist.

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Days of the New

Days of the New was an American rock band from Charlestown, Indiana, formed in 1995.

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Düsseldorf Panther

The Düsseldorf Panther are an American football team from Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Death of Blair Peach

Clement Blair Peach (25 March 1946 – 23 April 1979) was a New Zealand-born teacher who died during an anti-racism demonstration in Southall, Middlesex, England.

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December 1

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December 10

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December 11

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December 12

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December 13

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December 14

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December 15

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December 16

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December 17

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December 18

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December 19

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December 2

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December 21

In the Northern Hemisphere, December 21 is usually the shortest day of the year and is sometimes regarded as the first day of winter.

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December 22

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December 23

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December 24

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December 25

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December 26

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December 27

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December 28

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December 29

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December 3

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December 30

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December 31

It is known by a collection of names including: Saint Sylvester's Day, New Year's Eve or Old Years Day/Night, as the following day is New Year's Day.

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December 4

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December 5

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December 6

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December 7

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December 8

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December 9

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Deepwater Horizon oil spill

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill/leak, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) is an industrial disaster that began on 20 April 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect, considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and estimated to be 8% to 31% larger in volume than the previous largest, the Ixtoc I oil spill.

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Dejan Ćirjaković

Dejan Ćirjaković (Дејан Ћирјаковић; born July 13, 1979) is a Serbian actor, screenwriter and musician.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Derek Paravicini

Derek Paravicini (born 26 July 1979) is a blind English autistic savant and musical prodigy.

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Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.

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Deutsche Mark

The Deutsche Mark ("German mark"), abbreviated "DM" or, was the official currency of West Germany from 1948 until 1990 and later the unified Germany from 1990 until 2002.

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Dewey Jackson Short

Dewey Jackson Short (April 7, 1898 – November 19, 1979) was a Republican U.S. Representative from Missouri's 7th congressional district for 12 terms and a staunch opponent of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal.

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Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand (29 August 1905 – 3 December 1979) was an Indian Hockey player, who is considered as the greatest Hockey player in the history of the sport.

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Diana Gurtskaya

Diana Gudaevna Gurtskaya (დიანა ღურწკაია, Диана Гудаевна Гурцкая, born 2 July 1978) is a blind Russian-Georgian singer.

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Dick Foran

John Nicholas "Dick" Foran (June 18, 1910 – August 10, 1979) was an American actor, known for his performances in western musicals and for playing supporting roles in dramatic pictures.

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Diego Forlán

Diego Forlán Corazo (born 19 May 1979) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who is currently a free agent.

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Diego Klattenhoff

Diego Klattenhoff (born November 30, 1979) is a Canadian actor known for his portrayals of Mike Faber in the Showtime series Homeland and as FBI Agent Donald Ressler in The Blacklist.

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Diego Luna

Diego Luna Alexander (born 29 December 1979) is a Mexican actor, director and producer.

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Diego Milito

Diego Alberto Milito (born 12 June 1979) is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as a striker.

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Dimitri Soudas

Dimitri Soudas (born July 10, 1979) is the former Director of Communications to the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, former Executive Director of the Canadian Olympic Committee and former Executive Director of the Conservative Party of Canada.

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Dimitri Tiomkin

Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894November 11, 1979) was a Russian-born American film composer and conductor.

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Dimitry Vassiliev

Dimitry Viktorovich Vassiliev (Дмитрий Викторович Васильев, born 26 December 1979) is a Russian ski jumper who has competed at World Cup level since 1998.

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Disappearance of Etan Patz

Etan Kalil Patz ((October 9, 1972 – May 25, 1979; declared legally dead in 2001) was an American boy who was six years old on May 25, 1979, when he disappeared on his way to his school bus stop in the SoHo neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. His disappearance helped launch the missing children movement, which included new legislation and new methods for tracking down missing children. Several years after he disappeared, Patz was one of the first children to be profiled on the "photo on a milk carton" campaigns of the early 1980s. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated May 25—the anniversary of Etan's disappearance—as National Missing Children's Day in the United States. Decades later, it was determined that Etan had been abducted and murdered the same day that he went missing. The case was reopened in 2010 by the Manhattan District Attorney's office. In 2012, the FBI excavated the basement of the alleged crime scene near the Patz residence but discovered no new evidence. Pedro Hernandez—a suspect who confessed— was charged and indicted later that year on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping. In 2014, the case went through a series of hearings to determine whether or not Hernandez's statements before he received his Miranda rights were legally admissible at trial. His trial began in January 2015 and ended in a mistrial that May, when one of the 12 jurors held out. The retrial began on October 19, 2016, and concluded on February 14, 2017, after nine days of deliberations, when the jury found Hernandez guilty of murder and kidnapping. Hernandez was sentenced to 25-years-to-life in prison on April 18, 2017. Hernandez will not be eligible for parole for 25 years.

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Disco

Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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Disco Demolition Night

Disco Demolition Night was an ill-fated baseball promotion in 1979 on July 12 at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois.

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Diving bell

A diving bell is a rigid chamber used to transport divers from the surface to depth and back in open water, usually for the purpose of performing underwater work.

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DJ Rashad

Rashad Harden (October 9, 1979 – April 26, 2014), known as DJ Rashad, was a Chicago-based electronic musician, producer and DJ known as a pioneer in the footwork genre and founder of the Teklife crew.

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Do As Infinity

Do As Infinity is a Japanese pop and rock band that formed in 1999 with three members: vocalist Tomiko Van, guitarist Ryo Owatari, and guitarist and composer Dai Nagao.

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.

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Dolores Costello

Dolores Costello (September 17, 1903Costello's obituary in The New York Times says that she was born on September 17, 1905. – March 1, 1979) was an American film actress who achieved her greatest success during the era of silent movies.

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Donald Creighton

Donald Grant Creighton, (July 15, 1902 – December 19, 1979) was a noted Canadian historian whose major works include The Commercial Empire of the St-Lawrence: 1760-1850 (first published in 1937) a detailed study on the growth of the English merchant class in relation to the St Lawrence River in Canada.

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Donna Summer

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.

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Donny Hathaway

Donny Edward Hathaway (October 1, 1945 – January 13, 1979) was an American jazz, blues, soul and gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, organist, and pianist.

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Doreen Knatchbull, Baroness Brabourne

Doreen Knatchbull, Baroness Brabourne, CI (29 May 1896 – 28 August 1979) was an Anglo-Irish aristocrat, socialite and victim of the Provisional IRA.

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Doris Kenyon

Doris Margaret Kenyon (September 5, 1897 – September 1, 1979) was an American actress of motion pictures and television.

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Dorothy Arzner

Dorothy Emma Arzner (January 3, 1897 – October 1, 1979) was an American film director whose career in feature films spanned from the silent era of the late 1920s into the early 1940s.

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Double agent

In the field of counterintelligence, a double agent (also double secret agent) is an employee of a secret intelligence service for one country, whose primary purpose is to spy on a target organization of another country, but who, in fact, has been discovered by the target organization and is now spying on their own country's organization for the target organization.

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Douglas McKenzie

Douglas Charles McKenzie (born 15 March 1906, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia – 1 July 1979, Perth, Western Australia) was an Australian cricketer.

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Draper Kauffman

Rear Admiral Draper Laurence Kauffman (4 August 1911 – 18 August 1979) was an American underwater demolition expert, who served during the 1960s as 44th Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy.

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Drew Brees

Drew Christopher Brees (born January 15, 1979) is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL).

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Drew Nelson (actor)

Drew Nelson (born August 11, 1979) is a Canadian actor and voice artist born in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Duke University

Duke University is a private, non-profit, research university located in Durham, North Carolina.

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Dumitru Dan

Dumitru (Demetre) Dan (14 July 1890 – 4 December 1978) was a Romanian geographer, professor of geography and globe-trotter.

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Early-warning radar

An early-warning radar is any radar system used primarily for the long-range detection of its targets, i.e., allowing defences to be alerted as early as possible before the intruder reaches its target, giving the air defences the maximum time in which to operate.

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Earth

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

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Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, and Afro pop.

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East Germany

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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East Shetland Basin

The East Shetland Basin is a major oil-producing area of the North Sea between Scotland and Norway.

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Eastern Suburbs railway line

The Eastern Suburbs Railway is a commuter railway line in Sydney constructed in the 1970s.

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Ecuador

Ecuador (Ikwadur), officially the Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"; Ikwadur Ripuwlika), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Ed Klieman

Edward Frederick "Specs" Klieman (March 21, 1918 – November 15, 1979) was an American professional baseball pitcher.

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Edgar Buchanan

Edgar Buchanan (March 20, 1903 – April 4, 1979) was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, Green Acres, and The Beverly Hillbillies television sitcoms of the 1960s.

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Edmund Morgan (bishop)

Edmund Robert Morgan (28 July 1888 – 21 September 1979) was the seventh Bishop suffragan of Southampton; and afterwards the ninth diocesan Bishop of Truro.

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Edna Kiplagat

Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat (born 15 September 1979) is a Kenyan long-distance runner.

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Edvin Adolphson

Gustav Edvin Adolphson (25 February 1893 – 31 October 1979) was a Swedish film actor and director who appeared in over 500 roles.

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Edward Akufo-Addo

Edward Akufo-Addo (26 June 1906 – 17 July 1979) was a Ghanaian politician and lawyer.

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Edward Ardizzone

Edward Jeffrey Irving Ardizzone, (16 October 1900 – 8 November 1979) was an English painter, print-maker and war artist, and the author and illustrator of books, many of them for children.

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Edwardian era

The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty

The Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty (معاهدة السلام المصرية الإسرائيلية, Mu`āhadat as-Salām al-Misrīyah al-'Isrā'īlīyah; הסכם השלום בין ישראל למצרים, Heskem HaShalom Bein Yisrael LeMitzrayim) was signed in Washington, D.C., United States on 26 March 1979, following the 1978 Camp David Accords.

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Eindhoven

Eindhoven is a municipality and city in the south of the Netherlands, originally at the confluence of the Dommel and Gender streams.

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Elaine Cassidy

Elaine Cassidy (born 31 December 1979) is an Irish actress who is best known for playing the lead character Abby Mills in the American CBS TV series Harper's Island, Felicia in Felicia's Journey opposite Bob Hoskins, Runt in Disco Pigs opposite Cillian Murphy, Lydia in The Others, and Katherine Glendenning in The Paradise.

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Electric chair

Execution by electrocution, performed using an electric chair, is a method of execution originating in the United States in which the condemned person is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes fastened on the head and leg.

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Elias IV of Antioch

Patriarch Elias IV of Antioch and All The East, born Elias Muawad (الياس معوض (1914 in Lebanon – July 21, 1979 in Damascus) was the Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and All The East from 1970 to 1979.

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Elisabeth Harnois

Elisabeth Rose Harnois (born May 26, 1979) is an American actress.

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Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) was an American poet and short-story writer.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Elizabeth Ryan

Elizabeth Montague Ryan (February 5, 1892 – July 6, 1979) was an American tennis player who was born in Anaheim, California but lived most of her life in the United Kingdom.

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Ella Koon

Ella Koon Yun-na (born 9 July 1979) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress.

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Else Højgaard

Else Højgaard (18 April 1906–11 July 1979) was a Danish ballerina and an actress of stage and screen.

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Elva Hsiao

Elva Hsiao (born 24 August 1979) is a Taiwanese singer and actress.

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Emil Dimitriev

Emil Dimitriev (Емил Димитриев, born 19 March 1979) is a Macedonian conservative politician, sociologist, and general secretary of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization - Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity.

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Emin Agalarov

Emin Araz oghlu Agalarov (Emin Araz oğlu Ağalarov, Эмин Аразович Агаларов, Emin Arazovich Agalarov; born 12 December 1979), is an Azerbaijani-Russian singer and businessman.

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Emmett Kelly

Emmett Leo Kelly (December 9, 1898March 28, 1979) was an American circus performer, who created the memorable clown figure "Weary Willie", based on the hobos of the Depression era.

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English Channel

The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Episcopal Conference of Latin America

The Latin American Episcopal Council (Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano), better known as CELAM, is a council of the Roman Catholic bishops of Latin America, created in 1955 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea (Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinée équatoriale, Guiné Equatorial), officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (República de Guinea Ecuatorial, République de Guinée équatoriale, República da Guiné Equatorial), is a country located in Central Africa, with an area of.

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Eric Bauza

Eric Adrian Bauza (born December 7, 1979) is a Canadian voice actor, animation artist and comedian.

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Eric Mun

Eric Mun (born Mun Jung-hyuk on February 16, 1979) is a South Korean singer and actor.

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Eric Pohlmann

Eric Pohlmann (Erich Pohlmann; 18 July 1913 – 25 July 1979) was an Austrian theatre, film and television character actor who worked mostly in Britain.

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Eric Young (wrestler)

Jeremy Fritz (born December 15, 1979) is a Canadian professional wrestler and television personality currently signed to WWE where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Eric Young, He is a former NXT Tag Team Champion.

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Erica Hubbard

Erica Hubbard (born January 2, 1979) is an American film and television actress and model.

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Ericson Alexander Molano

Ericson Alexander Molano (born November 20, 1979) is a Gospel Christian singer.

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Erika Flores

Erika Flores (born November 2, 1979 in Grass Valley, California) is an American former child actress.

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Erin Brown

Erin Brown (born Erin DeWright; October 16, 1979) is an American film actress, filmmaker, model and musician.

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Erin Chambers

Erin Chambers (born September 24, 1979) is an American actress, best known for her role as Siobhan McKenna Spencer on ABC soap opera General Hospital.

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Ermindo Onega

Ermindo Ángel Onega (30 April 1940 – 21 December 1979) was an Argentine footballer, attacking midfielder and forward from River Plate.

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Ernest B. Schoedsack

Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack (June 8, 1893 – December 23, 1979) was an American motion picture cinematographer, producer, and director.

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Ernest N. Harmon

Major General Ernest Nason Harmon (February 26, 1894 – November 13, 1979) was a senior officer of the United States Army.

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Ernst Kals

Ernst Kals (2 August 1905 – 2 November 1979) was a Kapitän zur See with the Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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ESPN

ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).

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Estela Giménez

Estela Giménez Cid (born 29 March 1979 in Madrid, Spain) is a Spanish former rhythmic gymnast who won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the group all-around event.

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Ethel Lackie

Ethel Minnie Lackie (February 10, 1907 – December 15, 1979), also known by her married name Ethel Watkins, was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and world record-holder.

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European Economic Community

The European Economic Community (EEC) was a regional organisation which aimed to bring about economic integration among its member states.

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European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).

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Eurovision Song Contest 1979

The Eurovision Song Contest 1979 was the 24th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.

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Eva Carrillo de García

María de los Ángeles Guadalupe Eva Carrillo y Gallardo de García (1883-1979), was a Mexican-American missionary, nurse, social-welfare volunteer, and civil-rights activist.

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Evangeline Lilly

Nicole Evangeline Lilly (born August 3, 1979) is a Canadian actress and author.

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Exchange rate

In finance, an exchange rate is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another.

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Executive Order 12170

Executive Order 12170 was issued by American president Jimmy Carter on November 14, 1979, ten days after the Iran hostage crisis had started.

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Exile

To be in exile means to be away from one's home (i.e. city, state, or country), while either being explicitly refused permission to return or being threatened with imprisonment or death upon return.

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F. W. Woolworth Company

The F. W. Woolworth Company (often referred to as Woolworth's or Woolworth) was a retail company and one of the original pioneers of the five-and-dime store.

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Fabletics

Fabletics is an American online subscription retailer that sells women's sportswear, footwear and accessories, commonly referred to as "athleisure." The company is best known for its e-commerce business approach and also has 22 brick-and-mortar stores.

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Fabrizio Miccoli

Fabrizio Miccoli (born on 27 June 1979) is a former Italian professional footballer who played as a striker.

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Faisal Shahzad

Faisal Shahzad (Urdu:; born, 1979) is a Pakistani-American citizen who was arrested for the attempted May 1, 2010, Times Square car bombing. On, 2010, in Federal District Court in Manhattan, he confessed to 10 counts arising from the bombing attempt. Throughout his court appearance, Shahzad was unrepentant. The United States Attorney indicated there was no plea deal, so Shahzad faced the maximum sentence, a mandatory life term. The New York Times., 2010 Shahzad was arrested approximately 53 hours after the attempt, at EDT on, 2010, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers. He was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport, after boarding Emirates Flight 202 to Dubai. His final destination had been Islamabad, Pakistan. A federal complaint was filed on, alleging that Shahzad committed five terrorism-related crimes, including the attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. Shahzad waived his constitutional right to a speedy hearing. Shahzad has reportedly implicated himself in the crimes, and has given information to authorities since his arrest. Shahzad admitted training in bomb-making at a camp run by a militant Islamist faction in the Waziristan region in Pakistan along the Afghan border. As of, Shahzad was continuing to answer questions and provide intelligence to investigators. Pakistani officials have arrested more than a dozen people in connection with the plot. After pleading guilty to a 10-count indictment in June, on October 5, 2010, Shahzad was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole; the charges had included attempted conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting an act of a terrorist attack. Shahzad is married and the father of two young children, both born in the United States. Since 1997, he had lived mostly in the United States, attending college on extended visas, and earning an undergraduate degree and an MBA at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He worked for two major companies as a financial analyst before quitting his jobs. He separated from his wife, Huma Mian, in 2009 and she returned with their children to her parents in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

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Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001.

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False alarm

A false alarm, also called a nuisance alarm, is the deceptive or erroneous report of an emergency, causing unnecessary panic and/or bringing resources (such as emergency services) to a place where they are not needed.

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Fani Chalkia

Fani Chalkia (Φανή Χαλκιά,, born February 2, 1979 in Larissa), also transliterated as Halkia or Khalkia, is a retired Greek hurdler.

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Fanny (singer)

Fanny Biascamano (born 16 September 1979 in Sète, Hérault), known as Fanny, is a French singer.

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Félix Malloum

Félix Malloum or Félix Malloum Ngakoutou Bey-Ndi (فليكس معلوم; September 10, 1932 – June 12, 2009) was a Chadian politician.

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February 13, 1979 windstorm

The February 13, 1979 windstorm is a natural phenomenon that took place on February 13, 1979 in Pacific Canada and the United States.

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February 4

This day marks the approximate midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and of summer in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the December solstice).

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Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve or simply the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States of America.

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Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia (abbreviated FSM and also known simply as Micronesia) is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state consisting of four states from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosraethat are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean.

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Felicia Day

Kathryn Felicia Day, Archive of "utexas.edu/~felicia/personal.html" is an American actress, voice actress, singer, writer, and web series creator.

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Felix Aylmer

Sir Felix Edward Aylmer Jones, OBE (21 February 1889 – 2 September 1979), known as Felix Aylmer, was an English stage actor who also appeared in the cinema and on television.

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Felix Becker (officer)

Felix Becker (8 November 1893, Arensdorf, East Prussia – 29 December 1979, Gottingen, Lower Saxony) was a German officer of the Second World War.

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Feodor Lynen

Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen (6 April 19116 August 1979) was a German biochemist.

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Ferman Akgül

Ferman Akgul (born 25 December 1979; Ankara) is a Turkish singer, songwriter, TV host and actor.

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Field marshal

Field marshal (or field-marshal, abbreviated as FM) is a very senior military rank, ordinarily senior to the general officer ranks.

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First Lady of the United States

The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is the title held by the hostess of the White House, usually the wife of the President of the United States, concurrent with the President's term in office.

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Fishing

Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.

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Five (band)

Five (stylised as 5ive) are an English boy band from London consisting of members Sean Conlon, Ritchie Neville, and Scott Robinson.

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Flight lieutenant

Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt in the RAF and IAF; FLTLT in the RAAF and RNZAF—formerly sometimes F/L in all services) is a junior commissioned air force rank that originated in the Royal Naval Air Service and is still used in the Royal Air Force and many other countries, especially in the Commonwealth.

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Flo Rida

Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 17, 1979), known professionally as Flo Rida, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and composer from Carol City, Florida.

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Florida

Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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Football player

A football player is a sportsperson who plays one of the different types of football.

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For Better or For Worse

For Better or For Worse is a comic strip by Lynn Johnston that ran originally from 1979 to 2008 chronicling the lives of the Patterson family and their friends, in the town of Milborough, a fictitious suburb of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Forfeit (baseball)

In rare cases, baseball games are forfeited, usually when a team is no longer able to play.

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Formula One

Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.

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Forrest Griffin

Forrest Griffin (born July 1, 1979) is an American retired mixed martial artist and a UFC Hall of Famer.

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Fort Ritchie, Maryland

Fort Ritchie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washington County, Maryland, United States, just south of the Pennsylvania state line.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Francesco Bellissimo

(born January 3, 1979 in Rome) is an Italian celebrity chef, businessman, sommelier dell'Olio, actor and foreign tarento.

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Francisco Macías Nguema

Francisco Macías Nguema (born Mez-m Ngueme; Africanised to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong) (1 January 1924 – 29 September 1979) was the first President of Equatorial Guinea, from 1968 until his overthrow and subsequent execution in 1979.

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Frank H. Ellis

Frank H. Ellis, (October 13, 1893 – July 4, 1979) was an early Canadian aviator and member of the Early Birds of Aviation.

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Frank J. Donahue

Frank J. Donahue (1881–1979) was an American politician who served as the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee, and as an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court.

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Frank Mir

Francisco Santos "Frank" Mir III (born May 24, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist who competes for Bellator MMA in the Heavyweight division.

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Frankfurter Löwen

The Frankfurter Löwen (Frankfurt Lions) were an American football team from Frankfurt, Germany.

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Frankie Kelleher

Francis Eugene Kelleher (August 22, 1916 – April 13, 1979) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball.

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Franz Suchomel

Franz Suchomel (3 December 1907 – 18 December 1979)Samuel Willenberg: Treblinka Lager.

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Fred Akuffo

Lieutenant General Frederick William "Fred" Kwasi Akuffo (21 March 1937 – 26 June 1979) was a soldier and politician.

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Freda Betti

Freda Betti (26 February 1924 – 13 November 1979), whose birth name was Frédérique Thérèse Augusta Betti, was a French mezzo-soprano singer whose career was mainly confined to France.

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Freddie Fitzsimmons

Frederick Landis Fitzsimmons (July 28, 1901 – November 18, 1979) was an American right-handed pitcher, manager and coach in Major League Baseball who played from 1925 to 1943 with the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers.

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Freema Agyeman

Freema Agyeman (born Frema Agyeman; 20 March 1979) is an English actress who is known for playing Martha Jones in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who and its spin-off series Torchwood, and Amanita Caplan in the Netflix science fiction drama Sense8.

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Freeman Harrison Owens

Freeman Harrison Owens (July 20, 1890 – December 9, 1979), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, the only child of Charles H. Owens and Christabel Harrison.

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Fritz Diez

Not to be confused with the West German industrialist Fritz Dietz. Fritz Diez (27 February 1901 – 19 October 1979) was a German actor, producer, director and theater manager.

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Fulton J. Sheen

Venerable Fulton John Sheen (born Peter John Sheen, May 8, 1895 – December 9, 1979) was an American bishop (later archbishop) of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio.

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Gabe Saporta

Gabriel Eduardo "Gabe" Saporta (born October 11, 1979) is an Uruguayan-American musician and entrepreneur.

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Gabrielle Dorziat

Gabrielle Dorziat (1880–1979) was a French stage and film actress.

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Gaitana (singer)

Gaita-Lurdes Essami (Гайта-Лурдес Ессамі), better known under stage name Gaitana (Гайтана), born on 24 March 1979 in Kiev), is a Ukrainian singer and songwriter of Ukrainian and Congolese descent., Kyiv Post (24 February 2012) Her music combines elements of jazz, funk, soul, and folk music. Gaitana represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Gang

A gang is a group of associates, friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over territory in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior.

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Gao Ling

Gao Ling (born March 14, 1979, in Wuhan, Hubei; China) is a badminton player from the People's Republic of China.

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Gao Yuanyuan

Gao Yuanyuan (born 5 October 1979) is a Chinese actress.

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Gary Chaw

Gary Chaw (born 9 July 1979 in Kota Belud, Sabah, Malaysia), also known as Gary Cao or Cao Ge, is a Malaysian Chinese singer-songwriter based in Taiwan, who has had achieved success in Taiwan, Mainland China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

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Gavriil Veresov

Gavriil Nikolayevich Veresov (Гаўрыла Мікалаевіч Верасаў, Гавриил Николаевич Вересов; 28 July 1912 – 12 November 1979) was a Soviet chess player.

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General officer

A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.

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Geoff Huegill

Geoffrey Andrew Huegill (born 4 March 1979) is an Australian former butterfly swimmer who won silver in the 4 × 100 metre medley relay and bronze in the 100 metre butterfly at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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Georg Wittig

Georg Wittig (June 16, 1897 – August 26, 1987) was a German chemist who reported a method for synthesis of alkenes from aldehydes and ketones using compounds called phosphonium ylides in the Wittig reaction.

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George Boakye

Air Vice-Marshal George Yaw Boakye (December 25, 1937 – June 26, 1979) was an airman and politician.

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George Cisar (actor)

George Cisar (July 28, 1912 — June 13, 1979) was an American actor who performed in more than one hundred roles in two decades as a character actor in film and television, often in prominent Hollywood productions.

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George Moscone

George Richard Moscone (November 24, 1929 – November 27, 1978) was an American attorney and Democratic politician.

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George Rider

George L. Rider (December 24, 1890 – August 8, 1979) was an American football, basketball, baseball, track and cross country coach and athletics administrator.

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George Seaton

George Seaton (April 17, 1911 – July 28, 1979) was an American screenwriter, playwright, film director and producer, and theatre director.

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Gerald Templer

Field Marshal Tun Sir Gerald Walter Robert Templer,, SMN (11 September 1898 – 25 October 1979) was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the world wars.

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Gerd Kanter

Gerd Kanter (born 6 May 1979) is an Estonian discus thrower.

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German Football League

The German Football League (GFL) is the elite league for American football in Germany and was formed in 1979.

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Ghana

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

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Gilbert Islands

The Gilbert Islands (Tungaru;Reilly Ridgell. Pacific Nations and Territories: The Islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia. 3rd. Ed. Honolulu: Bess Press, 1995. p. 95. formerly Kingsmill or King's-Mill IslandsVery often, this name applied only to the southern islands of the archipelago, the northern half being designated as the Scarborough Islands. Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam Webster, 1997. p. 594) are a chain of sixteen atolls and coral islands in the Pacific Ocean about halfway between Papua New Guinea and Hawaii.

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Gio Ponti

Giovanni "Gio" Ponti (18 November 1891 – 16 September 1979) was an Italian architect, industrial designer, furniture designer, artist, and publisher.

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Giorgio Ambrosoli

Giorgio Ambrosoli (October 17, 1933 – July 11, 1979) was an Italian lawyer who was gunned down while investigating the malpractice of banker Michele Sindona.

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Giovanni Capitello

Giovanni Familiare Capitello (born August 27, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor / filmmaker.

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Gisela (singer)

Gisela Lladó Cánovas (born January 1, 1979) is a Spanish pop singer and a Spanish dub actress.

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Giulio Natta

Giulio Natta (26 February 1903 – 2 May 1979) was an Italian chemist and Nobel laureate.

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Glassjaw

Glassjaw is an American post-hardcore band from Hempstead, New York.

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Glen Flanagan

Glen Flanagan (November 16, 1926 – January 28, 1979) was a featherweight professional boxer from Minnesota.

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Godfrey Hounsfield

Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield, CBE, FRS, (28 August 1919 – 12 August 2004) was an English electrical engineer who shared the 1979 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Allan McLeod Cormack for his part in developing the diagnostic technique of X-ray computed tomography (CT).

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Golborne

Golborne (go:bə:n) is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England.

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Gong Yoo

Gong Ji-cheol (born July 10, 1979), better known by his stage name Gong Yoo, is a South Korean actor.

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Gonzalo Sorondo

Gonzalo Sorondo Amaro (born October 9, 1979 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer who last played for Defensor.

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Good Charlotte

Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland, that formed in 1996.

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Gordon Shedden

Gordon Shedden (born 15 February 1979 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish auto racing driver, who competed in the British Touring Car Championship for the Honda Yuasa Racing Team, leaving the team in January 2018 for Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team in the newly formed FIA WTCR.

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Gorilla Zoe

Alonzo Mathis, better known by his stage name Gorilla Zoe is an American rapper.

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Grace Fortescue

Grace Hubbard Fortescue, née Grace Hubbard Bell (1883–1979), was a New York City socialite.

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Gracie Fields

Dame Gracie Fields, (born Grace Stansfield; 9 January 189827 September 1979) was an English actress, singer and comedian and star of both cinema and music hall.

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Graeme McDowell

Graeme McDowell (born 30 July 1979) is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who plays on both the PGA Tour and European Tour.

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Grahame Budge

Grahame Morris Budge (born 7 November 1920 in Hamiota, Manitoba - died 14 November 1979 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) was a Scotland rugby player.

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Grand Mosque seizure

The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 when extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Grand Prix motorcycle racing

Grand Prix motorcycle racing refers to the premier class of motorcycle racing events held on road circuits sanctioned by FIM.

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Grand Slam (tennis)

The Grand Slam tournaments, also called majors, are the four most important annual tennis events.

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Grégoire (musician)

Grégoire (born Grégoire Boissenot on 3 April 1979Présentation, (in French, retrieved 29 Feb 2012) in Senlis, France) is a French singer-songwriter and composer.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Great Mosque of Mecca

The Great Mosque of Mecca, also called Al-Haram Mosque (al-Masjid al-Ḥarām, "the Forbidden Mosque" or "the Sacred Mosque") or Grand Mosque of Makkah, is the largest mosque in the world, and surrounds the Islamic Qiblah (قِـبْـلَـة, Direction of Prayer), that is the Kaaba in the Hejazi city of Mecca (مَـكَّـة, Makkah), Saudi Arabia.

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Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.

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Greenland

Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro (formerly Greensborough) is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

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Grenada

Grenada is a sovereign state in the southeastern Caribbean Sea consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines island chain.

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Grzegorz Rasiak

Grzegorz Rasiak, born 12 January 1979 is a Polish former professional footballer.

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Guam

Guam (Chamorro: Guåhån) is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Guardian Angels

The Guardian Angels is a non-profit international volunteer organization of unarmed crime-prevention vigilantes.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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Gustavo Cochet

Gustavo Cochet (May 6, 1894 - July 27, 1979) was a painter, engraver, and writer who worked in Barcelona and Rosario.

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Gustavo Díaz Ordaz

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Bolaños (12 March 1911 – 15 July 1979) was a Mexican politician and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).

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Guy Bolton

Guy Reginald Bolton (23 November 1884 – 4 September 1979) was an Anglo-American playwright and writer of musical comedies.

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Gyula Germanus

Gyula Germanus (6 November 1884 in Budapest – 7 November 1979 in Budapest), alias Julius Abdulkerim Germanus, was a professor of oriental studies, a Hungarian writer and Islamologist, member of the Hungarian Parliament and member of multiple Arabic academies of science, who made significant contributions to the study of the Arabic language, history of language and cultural history.

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Hafizullah Amin

Hafizullah Amin (Pashto/حفيظ الله امين; born 1 August 1929 – 27 December 1979) was an Afghan communist politician during the Cold War.

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Hallelujah (Gali Atari and Milk & Honey song)

"Hallelujah" (Hebrew script) was the winning song of the Eurovision Song Contest 1979, performed in Hebrew by Gali Atari and Milk & Honey for Israel.

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Hanna Reitsch

Hanna Reitsch (29 March 1912 – 24 August 1979) was a German aviator and test pilot.

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Hanns-Horst von Necker

Hanns-Horst von Necker (28 August 1903 – 27 February 1979) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II who commanded the Fallschirm-Panzer Division 1 Hermann Göring.

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Hansard

Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.

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Hap Ward

Joseph Nichols "Hap" Ward (November 15, 1885 – September 13, 1979) played in the outfield for the Detroit Tigers on May 18, 1912.

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Happy Meal

A Happy Meal is a form of kids' meal sold at the fast food restaurant chain McDonald's since June 1979.

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Harare

Harare (officially named Salisbury until 1982) is the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe.

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Harry Jackman

Henry Rutherford "Harry" Jackman, OC (November 5, 1900 – November 22, 1979) was a Canadian politician and successful entrepreneur.

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Harvey Milk

Harvey Bernard Milk (May 22, 1930 – November 27, 1978) was an American politician and the first openly gay elected official in the history of California, where he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

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Hassan Pakravan

Hassan Pakravan (4 August 1911 – 11 April 1979) was a well-known diplomat and minister in the Pahlavi pre-revolutionary government of Iran.

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Hawker Siddeley Trident

The Hawker Siddeley HS 121 Trident (originally the de Havilland D.H.121 and the Airco DH 121) was a British short- (and later medium-) range airliner.

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Hayao Miyazaki

is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist.

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Hear'Say

Hear'Say were a British pop group.

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Heath Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 197922 January 2008) was an Australian actor and director.

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Hedo Türkoğlu

Hidayet "Hedo" Türkoğlu (born March 19, 1979) is a Turkish former professional basketball player and current president of Turkish Basketball Federation.

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Heinz Erhardt

Heinz Erhardt (20 February 1909 – 5 June 1979) was a German comedian, musician, entertainer, actor, and poet.

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Helen Bradley

Helen Layfield Bradley MBE (20 November 1900 – 19 July 1979) was an English artist born in Lees, Lancashire, England.

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Helen Fraser (feminist)

Helen Miller Fraser later Helen Moyes (14 September 1881 – 2 December 1979)Leah Leneman, "Moyes, Helen Miller (1881–1979)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 was a Scottish suffragist, feminist, educationalist and Liberal Party politician who later moved to Australia.

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Hendrik Odendaal

Hendrik Odendaal (born 9 October 1979) is a South African swimmer.

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Henrich Focke

Henrich Focke (8 October 1890 – 25 February 1979) was a German aviation pioneer from Bremen and also a co-founder of the Focke-Wulf company.

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Henry Wolfe

Henry Wolfe Gummer (born November 13, 1979), known professionally as Henry Wolfe, is an American songwriter, musician, singer, and actor based in Los Angeles, California.

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Herbert Butterfield

Sir Herbert Butterfield (7 October 1900 – 20 July 1979) was Regius Professor of History and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

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Herbert C. Brown

Herbert Charles Brown (May 22, 1912 – December 19, 2004) was an English-born American chemist and recipient of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with organoboranes.

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Herbert Marcuse

Herbert Marcuse (July 19, 1898 – July 29, 1979) was a German-American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory.

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Hilary Hahn

Hilary Hahn (born November 27, 1979) is an American violinist.

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Hissène Habré

Hissène Habré (Arabic: حسين حبري Ḥusaīn Ḥabrī, Chadian Arabic:;; born 13 September 1942), also spelled Hissen Habré, is a Chadian politician who served as the President of Chad from 1982 until he was deposed in 1990.

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HM Nautical Almanac Office

Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office (HMNAO), now part of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, was established in 1832 on the site of the Royal Greenwich Observatory (RGO), where The Nautical Almanac had been published since 1767.

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Holly Gauthier-Frankel

Holly G. Frankel (born July 13, 1979), also known as Holly Gauthier-Frankel, is a Canadian voice actress, singer, dancer, and comedian.

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Honeysuckle Weeks

Honeysuckle Hero Susan Weeks (born 1 August 1979) is a British actress known for her starring role as Samantha Stewart in the ITV wartime drama series Foyle's War beginning in 2002.

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Hood Canal Bridge

The Hood Canal Bridge (officially William A. Bugge Bridge) is a floating bridge in the northwest United States, located in western Washington.

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Hope Summers

Sarah Hope Summers (June 7, 1896 – June 22, 1979), better known as Hope Summers, was an American character actress known for her work on CBS's The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry RFD, portraying Clara Edwards.

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Hotel Corona de Aragón fire

The Corona de Aragón Fire, was a fire that killed at least 80 people in the five star Corona de Aragón Hotel in Zaragoza on 12 July 1979.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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House of Romanov

The House of Romanov (. Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. also Romanoff; Рома́новы, Románovy) was the second dynasty to rule Russia, after the House of Rurik, reigning from 1613 until the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II on March 15, 1917, as a result of the February Revolution.

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Howard Cruse (bishop)

John Howard Cruse (known as Howard; 15 February 1908 – 11 April 1979) was Bishop of Knaresborough from 1965 to 1972.

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Hugh P. Harris

Hugh Pate Harris (June 15, 1909 – November 3, 1979) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, U.S. Continental Army Command (CG CONARC) from 1964 to 1965.

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Human genetics

Human genetics is the study of inheritance as it occurs in human beings.

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Hurricane Frederic

Hurricane Frederic was an intense and damaging tropical cyclone that carved a path of damage from the Lesser Antilles to Quebec, in particular devastating areas of the United States Gulf Coast.

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Hypothermia

Hypothermia is reduced body temperature that happens when a body dissipates more heat than it absorbs.

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I Don't Like Mondays

"I Don't Like Mondays" is a song by Irish band The Boomtown Rats about the 1979 Cleveland Elementary School shooting in San Diego.

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Ian Smith

Ian Douglas Smith (8 April 1919 – 20 November 2007) was a politician, farmer and fighter pilot who served as Prime Minister of Rhodesia (or Southern Rhodesia; today Zimbabwe) from 1964 to 1979.

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Idi Amin

Idi Amin Dada (2816 August 2003) was a Ugandan politician and military officer.

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Im Soo-jung

Im Soo-jung (born on July 11, 1979) is a South Korean actress.

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Immanuel Velikovsky

Immanuel Velikovsky (p; 17 November 1979) was a Russian independent scholar best known as the author of a number of controversial books reinterpreting the events of ancient history, in particular the US bestseller Worlds in Collision published in 1950.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indiana State Sycamores men's basketball

The Indiana State Sycamores basketball is the NCAA Division I men's basketball program of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Ingrid Isotamm

Ingrid Isotamm (born 3 May 1979) is an Estonian stage, film, radio and television actress.

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Ingrid Michaelson

Ingrid Ellen Michaelson is an American singer-songwriter and actor.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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International Year of the Child

UNESCO proclaimed 1979 as the International Year of the Child.

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Internment

Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.

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Iran

Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).

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Iran hostage crisis

The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between Iran and the United States of America.

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Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution (Enqelāb-e Iran; also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution), Iran Chamber.

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Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.

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Irina Saburova

Irina Evgenyevna Saburova (Ирина Евгеньевна Сабурова, 1 April 1907 – 22 November 1979) was a Russian writer, poet, translator, and magazine editor.

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Irina Slutskaya

Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya (Ири́на Эдуа́рдовна Слу́цкая Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya; born 9 February 1979) is a Russian former figure skater.

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Iris Hoey

Iris Hoey (17 July 1885 – 13 May 1979) was a British actress in the first half of the twentieth century, both on stage and in movies.

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Irish National Liberation Army

The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA, Arm Saoirse Náisiúnta na hÉireann) is an Irish republican socialist paramilitary group formed on 10 December 1974, during "the Troubles".

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Islamabad

Islamabad (اسلام آباد) is the capital city of Pakistan located within the federal Islamabad Capital Territory.

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Islamic Consultative Assembly

The Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majles-e Showrā-ye Eslāmī), also called the Iranian Parliament, the Iranian Majlis (or Majles, مجلس), is the national legislative body of Iran.

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Islamic republic

An Islamic republic is the name given to several states that are officially ruled by Islamic laws, including the Islamic Republics of Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and Mauritania.

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Isle of Man

The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Ismail Nasiruddin of Terengganu

Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Zainal Abidin III KCMG (24 January 1907 – 20 September 1979) was the fourth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (roughly equivalent to King) of Malaysia, and the fifteenth Sultan of Terengganu.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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Issa Pliyev

Issa Alexandrovich Pliyev (Плиты Алыксандры фырт Иссæ; Исса Александрович Плиев) (also spelled as Pliev) (— 2 February 1979) was a Soviet military commander, Army General (1962), twice Hero of the Soviet Union (16 April 1944 and 8 September 1945), Hero of the Mongolian People's Republic (1971).

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Italian general election, 1979

General elections were held in Italy on 3 June 1979, to select the Eighth Republican Parliament.

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Ivan Miljković

Ivan Miljković (Иван Миљковић; born September 13, 1979) is a Serbian volleyball player, a member of Serbia men's national volleyball team in 1998–2012, Beijing 2008), Olympic Champion 2000, European Champion (2001, 2011), medalist of World Championship, World Grand Champions Cup, World Cup and World League.

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Ivan Vasilyov

Ivan Vasilyov (Иван Васильов) was a Bulgarian architect, born in 1893, deceased in 1979.

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Ivan Wyschnegradsky

Ivan Alexandrovich Wyschnegradsky (September 29, 1979), also transliterated as Vïshnegradsky, Wyshnegradsky, Wischnegradsky, Vishnegradsky, or Wishnegradsky (Ива́н Алекса́ндрович Вышнегра́дский) (since he emigrated to France, he used "Wyschnegradsky" as spelling for his surname) was a Russian composer primarily known for his microtonal compositions, including the quarter tone scale (24-tet: 50 cents).

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Ivana Wong

Ivana Wong (born 18 June 1979) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer-songwriter and actress.

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Ivica Kostelić

Ivica Kostelić (born 23 November 1979) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Croatia.

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Ixtoc I oil spill

Ixtoc I was an exploratory oil well being drilled by the semi-submersible drilling rig Sedco 135 in the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico, about northwest of Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche in waters deep.

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Jaci Velasquez

Jacquelyn "Jaci" Davette Velasquez (Spanish Jaci Velásquez, born October 15, 1979) is an American actress and Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer and songwriter, performing in both English and Spanish.

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Jack Haley

John Joseph Haley Jr (August 10, 1897 – June 6, 1979) professionally Jack Haley, was an American vaudevillian, actor, radio host, comedian, singer and dancer best known for his portrayal of the Tin Man in the classic 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz.

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Jack Lynch

John Mary Lynch (15 August 1917 – 20 October 1999), known as Jack Lynch, was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach from 1966 to 1973 and 1977 to 1979, Leader of Fianna Fáil from 1966 to 1979, Leader of the Opposition from 1973 to 1977, Minister for Finance from 1965 to 1966, Minister for Industry and Commerce from 1959 to 1965, Minister for Education 1957 to 1959, Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs from March 1957 to June 1957, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Lands and Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach from 1951 to 1954.

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Jack Mulhall

John Joseph Francis Mulhall (October 7, 1887 – June 1, 1979) was an American film actor beginning in the silent film era who successfully transitioned to sound films, appearing in over 430 films in a career spanning 50 years.

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Jack Soo

Jack Soo (October 28, 1917 – January 11, 1979) was a Japanese American actor.

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Jacques Mesrine

Jacques Mesrine (28 December 1936 – 2 November 1979) was a French criminal responsible for numerous murders, bank robberies, burglaries, and kidnappings in France, the US, and Canada.

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Jai Rodriguez

Jai Rodriguez (born June 22, 1979) is an American actor and musician best known as the culture guide on the Bravo network's Emmy-winning American reality television program Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

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Jaime King

Jaime King (born April 23, 1979) is an American actress and model.

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Jaimee Foxworth

Jaimee Monae Foxworth (born December 17, 1979) is an American actress and model.

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Jake Shields

Jake Sequoyah Shields (born January 9, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist, currently fighting in the welterweight division for the World Series of Fighting.

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Jamal Lewis

Jamal Lewis (born August 26, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL).

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James Blake (tennis)

James Riley Blake (born December 28, 1979) is an American retired professional tennis player.

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James Callaghan

Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff, (27 March 1912 – 26 March 2005), often known as Jim Callaghan, served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1979 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1976 to 1980.

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James Mackenzie (actor)

James Mackenzie (born 15 May 1979) is a Scottish actor, best known for playing the original lead role in the children's game show Raven.

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James McAvoy

James McAvoy (born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor.

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James T. Farrell

James Thomas Farrell (February 27, 1904 – August 22, 1979) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet.

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Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum (born 20 August 1979) is an English jazz-pop singer-songwriter.

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Jamie Korab

Jamie A. Korab, ONL (born November 28, 1979 in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland) is a Canadian curler and politician.

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Jan Hernych

Jan Hernych (born 7 July 1979) is a professional male tennis player from Czech Republic.

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Janne Wirman

Janne Viljami "Warman" Wirman (born 26 April 1979) is a Finnish musician; he is the keyboardist for the bands Children of Bodom and Warmen.

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January 1

January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.

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January 10

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January 14

In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Day (Old New Year) by religious groups who use the Julian calendar.

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January 15

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January 2

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January 20

In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Capricorn and Aquarius.

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January 21

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January 22

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January 24

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January 26

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January 28

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January 29

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January 3

Perihelion, the point during the year when the Earth is closest to the Sun, occurs around this date.

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January 30

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January 31

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Jaska Raatikainen

Jaska Raatikainen (born July 18, 1979) is the drummer and co-founder of the band Children of Bodom.

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Jason Chimera

Jason Chimera (born May 2, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Jason Momoa

Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa (born August 1, 1979) is an American actor, writer, director, producer and model.

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Jawed Karim

Jawed Karim (born October 28, 1979) is an Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube.

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Jay Chou

Jay Chou (born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, actor, and director.

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Jay McGraw

Jay Phillip McGraw (born September 12, 1979) is an American writer, TV executive producer and son of TV doctor Phil McGraw.

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Jayma Mays

Jamia Suzette "Jayma" Mays (born July 16, 1979) is an American actress and singer.

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Ján Kadár

Ján Kadár (1 April 1918 – 1 June 1979) was a Jewish-Slovak Hungarian-born film writer and director.

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Júlio César (football goalkeeper, born 1979)

Júlio César Soares de Espíndola (born 3 September 1979), known as Júlio César, is a former Brazilian professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

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Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir (15 September 1894 – 12 February 1979) was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author.

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Jean Rhys

Jean Rhys, (born Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams; 24 August 1890 – 14 May 1979) was a mid-20th-century novelist who was born and grew up in the Caribbean island of Dominica, though she was mainly resident in England from the age of 16.

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Jean Seberg

Jean Dorothy Seberg (November 13, 1938August 30, 1979) was an American actress who lived half her life in France.

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Jean Stafford

Jean Stafford (July 1, 1915 – March 26, 1979) was an American short story writer and novelist, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford in 1970.

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Jean-Bédel Bokassa

Jean-Bédel Bokassa (22 February 1921 – 3 November 1996), also known as Bokassa I of Central Africa and Salah Eddine Ahmed Bokassa, was the ruler of the Central African Republic and its successor state, the Central African Empire, from his coup d'état on 1 January 1966 until overthrown in a subsequent coup (supported by France) on 20 September 1979.

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Jennifer Carpenter

Jennifer Leann Carpenter (born December 7, 1979) is an American actress.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt (born February 21, 1979) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, producer and director.

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Jennifer Morrison

Jennifer Marie Morrison (born April 12, 1979) is an American actress, producer, director, and former child model.

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Jenny Wolf

Jenny Wolf (born 31 January 1979) is a former German speed skater.

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Jens Bergensten

Jens "Jeb" Bergensten is a Swedish video game designer.

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Jeong Seung-hwa

Jeong Seung-hwa (정승화, 鄭昇和; 27 February 1929 – 12 June 2002) was a South Korean general officer, and the 22nd Republic of Korea Army Chief of Staff.

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Jericho Rosales

Jericho "Echo" Vibar Rosales (born September 22, 1979) is a Filipino cinema and television actor, singer, and songwriter.

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Jerome Cavanagh

Jerome Patrick Cavanagh (June 16, 1928 – November 27, 1979) was an American politician who served as the mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1962 to 1970.

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Jerry Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings (born 22 June 1947) is a former head of state and president of Ghana.

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Jesse Bradford

Jesse Bradford (born May 28, 1979) is an American actor.

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Jesse Carmichael

Jesse Royal Carmichael (born April 2, 1979) is an American musician and songwriter.

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Jesse Pearson (actor)

Bobby Wayne Pearson (August 18, 1930 – December 5, 1979), known as Jesse Pearson, was an American actor, singer, director, and writer.

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Jesse Spencer

Jesse Gordon Spencer (born 12 February 1979) is an Australian actor and musician.

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Jessica Jaymes

Jessica Jaymes (born March 8, 1979) is an American pornographic actress.

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Jessica Morris

Jessica Morris is an American actress.

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Jim Ellis (computing)

James Tice Ellis (– June 28, 2001) was an American computer scientist best known as the co-creator of Usenet, along with Tom Truscott.

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Jimenez Lai

Jimenez Lai is a faculty member of UCLA.

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Jimmy Carter

James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.

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Jimmy Carter rabbit incident

The Jimmy Carter rabbit incident, dubbed the "killer rabbit" attack by the press, involved a swamp rabbit that swam toward then–U.S. President Jimmy Carter's fishing boat on April 20, 1979.

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Jimmy McCulloch

James McCulloch (4 June 1953 – 27 September 1979) was a British musician and songwriter best known for playing lead guitar and bass, as a member of Paul McCartney's band Wings from 1974 to 1977.

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Jo O'Meara

Joanne Valda O'Meara (born 29 April 1979) is an English singer-songwriter, television personality and actress.

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Joan Blondell

Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 – December 25, 1979) was an American actress who performed in movies and on television for half a century.

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Joan Chandler

Joan Chandler (born Joan Cheeseman; August 24, 1923 – May 11, 1979) was an American actress who notably starred in Rope (1948) with James Stewart and Humoresque (1946) with Joan Crawford.

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JoAnna Garcia

JoAnna García (born August 10, 1979) is an American actress.

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Joaquín de Orbegoso

Joaquín de Orbegoso Seoane (24 June 1979) is a Peruvian actor of Spanish descent most known for his role in the TV series Al Fondo Hay Sitio.

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Jocelyn Quivrin

Jocelyn Quivrin (14 February 1979 – 15 November 2009) was a French actor.

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Jodie Prenger

Jodie Prenger (born 12 June 1979) is an English actress and singer, best known as the winner of BBC television series I'd Do Anything on 31 May 2008 and the second series of The Biggest Loser in 2006.

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Joe Clark

Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark, (born June 5, 1939) is a Canadian elder statesman, businessman, writer, and politician who served as the 16th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 4, 1979 to March 3, 1980.

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Joe Coomer (American football)

Joe David Coomer (September 11, 1917October 18, 1979) was a professional American football player who played offensive guard and defensive tackle for six seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Cardinals.

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Joel Kinnaman

Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman (born 25 November 1979) is a Swedish-American actor, best known in Sweden for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money, a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category, and also for his roles as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series and Governor Will Conway in the U.S. version of House of Cards.

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Joel Madden

Joel Rueben Madden (born Joel Ryan Combs; March 11, 1979) is the lead vocalist for the American pop punk band Good Charlotte, as well as a record producer, actor, DJ, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

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Johan Borgen

Johan Collett Müller Borgen (28 April 1902 – 16 October 1979) was a Norwegian author, journalist and critic.

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John A. Powers

John Anthony Powers (August 22, 1922 – December 31, 1979), better known as Shorty Powers, was an American public affairs officer for NASA from 1959 to 1963 during Project Mercury.

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John Carew

John Alieu Carew (born 5 September 1979), is a retired Norwegian professional footballer who played as a forward.

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John Carroll (actor)

John Carroll (born Julian Lafaye, July 17, 1906 – April 24, 1979) was an American actor and singer.

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John Cromwell (director)

Elwood Dager Cromwell (December 23, 1886 – September 26, 1979), known as John Cromwell, was an American film and stage director and actor.

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John Diefenbaker

John George Diefenbaker (September 18, 1895 – August 16, 1979) was the 13th Prime Minister of Canada, serving from June 21, 1957 to April 22, 1963.

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John Duddy

John Francis Duddy (born 19 June 1979) is an Irish actor and former professional boxer who fought from 2003 to 2010.

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John Herbert Chapman

John Herbert Chapman (August 28, 1921 – September 28, 1979) from London, Ontario, son of Lt.

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John Krasinski

John Burke Krasinski (born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director.

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John Morrison (wrestler)

John Randall Hennigan (born October 3, 1979) is an American professional wrestler, actor and traceur, who is currently signed to Impact Wrestling under the ring name Johnny Impact and Lucha Underground under the ring name Johnny Mundo.

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John N. Mitchell

John Newton Mitchell (September 15, 1913 – November 9, 1988) was the Attorney General of the United States (1969–72) under President Richard Nixon.

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John S. Crawford

John S. Crawford (September 11, 1923 — November 25, 1979) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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John Spenkelink

John Arthur Spenkelink (March 29, 1949 – May 25, 1979) was a convicted American murderer.

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John Vorster

Balthazar Johannes "B.

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John Wayne

Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed "The Duke", was an American actor and filmmaker.

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Johnson Beharry

Lance Sergeant Johnson Gideon Beharry, VC, COG (born 26 July 1979) is a British Army soldier who, on 18 March 2005, was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration for valour in the British and Commonwealth armed forces, for saving members of his unit, the 1st Battalion Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, from ambushes on 1 May and again on 11 June 2004 at Al-Amarah, Iraq.

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Jon Fratelli

Jon Fratelli (born John Paul Lawler, 4 March 1979, Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish musician and songwriter best known for his work with the band The Fratellis.

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Jon Hall (actor)

Jon Hall (born Charles Felix Locher, February 23, 1915 – December 13, 1979) was an American film actor known for playing a variety of adventurous roles, as in 1937's The Hurricane, and later when contracted to Universal Pictures, including Invisible Agent and The Invisible Man's Revenge and six movies he made with Maria Montez.

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Jon Montgomery

Jonathan Riley "Jon" Montgomery (born May 6, 1979, in Russell, Manitoba) is a Canadian skeleton racer and television host.

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Jon Peter Lewis

Jon Peter Lewis (born November 7, 1979, Lincoln, Nebraska) is an American singer and songwriter, and was one of the finalists on the third season of the reality/talent-search television series American Idol.

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Jonathan Chase (actor)

Jonathan Chase (born Jonathan Shane Greenfield; October 26, 1979) is a Jewish American actor.

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Jonny Wilkinson

Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) is an English former rugby union player who represented England and the British and Irish Lions.

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Jordi Bonet

Jordi Bonet (7 May 1932 – 25 December 1979) was a Catalan-born Canadian painter, ceramist, muralist, and sculptor who worked principally in Quebec.

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Jorge Arce

Jorge Armando Arce Armenta (born July 27, 1979), best known as Jorge Arce, is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1996 to 2014.

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Jorge Solís

Jorge Iván Solís Pérez (born October 23, 1979 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico), is a Mexican professional boxer.

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José María Velasco Ibarra

José María Velasco Ibarra (March 19, 1893 – March 30, 1979) was an Ecuadorian politician.

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Josef Mengele

Josef Mengele (16 March 19117 February 1979) was a German Schutzstaffel (SS) officer and physician in Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.

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Joseph Iglehart

Joseph Alexander Wilson Iglehart (November 15, 1891 – November 16, 1979) was an American financier who also served as an executive for the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) and two Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises.

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Josh Keaton

Joshua Luis Wiener (born February 8, 1979), known by his stage name Josh Keaton, is an American actor and singer.

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Josh Klinghoffer

Josh Adam Klinghoffer (born October 3, 1979) is an American musician best known as the current guitarist for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, with whom he has recorded two studio albums, I'm with You (2011) and The Getaway (2016), and the b-sides compilation, I'm Beside You (2013).

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Josh Server

Joshua Aaron Server (born April 11, 1979) is an American actor best known for being the only All That cast member to remain through all six original seasons.

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Joshua Harto

Joshua Denver Harto (born January 9, 1979) is an American actor, television producer and writer.

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Joyce Grenfell

Joyce Irene Grenfell, OBE (née Phipps; 10 February 1910 – 30 November 1979) was a British comedian, singer, actress and monologist, and one of the country's best loved entertainers, immortalised in roles such as the gym mistress Miss Gossage in the 1950 film The Happiest Days of Your Life and Ruby Gates in the St Trinian's films.

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Juan Guzmán Cruchaga

Juan Guzmán Cruchaga (March 27, 1895 – July 21, 1979) was a Chilean poet and diplomat.

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Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo

Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo (13 December 1903 – 3 September 1979), was a prominent Venezuelan diplomat, politician and lawyer primarily responsible for the inception and creation of OPEC.

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Juana de Ibarbourou

Juana Fernández Morales de Ibarbourou, also known as Juana de América, (1892–1979) was a Uruguayan poet and one of the most popular poets of Spanish America.

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Judee Sill

Judee Sill (born Judith Lynne Sill, October 7, 1944 – November 23, 1979) was an American singer and songwriter.

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Juhayman al-Otaybi

Juhayman ibn Muhammad ibn Sayf al-Otaybi (جهيمان بن محمد بن سيف العتيبي 16 September 1936 – 9 January 1980) was a Saudi religious extremist and former Saudi Arabian army man who in 1979 led the Grand Mosque seizure of the Masjid al Haram in Mecca, Islam's holiest site, to protest against the Saudi monarchy and the House of Saud.

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Julia Bell

Julia Bell (28 January 1879 – 26 April 1979) was a pioneering English human geneticist.

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Julia Benson

Julia Benson (born June 26, 1979) is a Canadian actress best known for her role of Vanessa James in the science fiction series Stargate Universe.

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Julia Clarete

Edda Giselle Rosetta Nuñez Clarette (born September 24, 1979), better known by her screen name Julia Clarette, is a Filipino singer, actress, television host and performer.

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Julie Augustyniak

Julie Ann Augustyniak (born February 1, 1979) is an American soccer player who played for the Atlanta Beat of the Women's United Soccer Association.

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Julio Porter

Julio Porter (July 14, 1916 in Buenos Aires – October 24, 1979 in Mexico City) was an Argentine screenwriter and film director known as one of the most prolific screenwriters and film directors in the history of the Cinema of Argentina.

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Jullan Kindahl

Jullan Kindahl (12 April 1885 – 18 April 1979) was a Swedish actress.

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July 1

It is the first day of the second half of the year.

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July 10

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July 11

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July 12

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July 13

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July 14

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July 15

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July 16

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July 17

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July 18

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July 19

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July 2

This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years.

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July 20

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July 21

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July 22

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July 23

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July 24

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July 25

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July 26

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July 27

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July 28

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July 29

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July 3

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July 30

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July 31

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July 4

The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date.

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July 5

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July 6

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July 7

The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced "Seven-seven") have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London's transport system.

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July 8

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July 9

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June 1

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June 10

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June 11

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June 12

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June 13

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June 14

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June 15

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June 16

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June 18

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June 19

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June 2

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June 20

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.

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June 21

This day usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the Northern Hemisphere and the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere.

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June 22

On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.

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June 23

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June 24

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June 25

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June 26

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June 27

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June 28

In common years it is always in ISO week 26.

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June 29

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June 3

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June 30

It is the last day of the first half of the year.

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June 4

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June 5

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June 6

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June 7

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June 8

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June 9

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Jupiter

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.

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Justice Party (Turkey)

The Justice Party (Adalet Partisi, AP) was a Turkish political party prominent in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Justin Bruening

Justin Bruening (born September 24, 1979) is an American actor and former fashion model.

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Justin Rockefeller

Justin Aldrich Rockefeller (born July 12, 1979) is an American impact investor and financial technology professional.

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Justine Pasek

Yostin Lissette "Justine" Pasek Patiño (born August 29, 1979 in Kharkov) is a Polish-Panamanian model, FAO Goodwill Ambassador and beauty queen who was 1st runner up at Miss Universe 2002 and consequently Miss Universe 2002 when the winner was dethroned.

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Kabul

Kabul (کابل) is the capital of Afghanistan and its largest city, located in the eastern section of the country.

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Kampala

Kampala is the capital and largest city of Uganda.

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Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation

The Kampuchea (or Khmer) United Front for National Salvation (រណសិរ្សសាមគ្គីសង្គ្រោះជាតិកម្ពុជា; KUFNS), often simply referred to as Salvation Front or by its French acronym FUNSK (Front Uni National pour le Salut du Kampuchéa), was the nucleus of a new Cambodian regime that would topple the Khmer Rouge and later establish the People's Republic of Kampuchea (PRK).

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Kamya Panjabi

Kamya Panjabi is a television actress from India, who generally plays the vamp or negative characters in Hindi television serials and is also well known for Standup comedy.

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Karelians

Karelians (karjalaižet) are a Baltic-Finnic ethnic group who are native to the Northern European historical region of Karelia, which is today split between Finland and Russia.

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Karin Rask

Karin Rask (until 2005, Karin Lätsim; born 21 April 1979) is an Estonian stage, film and television actress, theatre teacher and clothing designer.

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Karl George (American football)

Karl Willimann George (November 14, 1894 – December 28, 1979) was a guard in the National Football League.

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Karl Hubbuch

Karl Hubbuch (21 November 1891 – 26 December 1979) was a German painter, printmaker, and draftsman associated with the New Objectivity.

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Kate Hudson

Kate Garry Hudson (born April 19, 1979) is an American actress, author and businesswoman.

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Kate Tsui

Kate Tsui Tsz-shan is a Hong Kong actress, who is best known for her work with Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), and to an extent, for her film work.

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Katie Brambley

Katie Brambley (born February 5, 1979) is a Canadian former swimmer who specialized in middle-distance freestyle events.

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Katja Kassin

Katja Kassin (born 24 September 1979) is the stage name of a German pornographic actress.

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Keane (band)

Keane are an English rock band from Battle, East Sussex, formed in 1995.

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Keiko Nemoto

is a Japanese voice actress from Chiba and affiliated with 81 Produce.

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Kelantan Sultanate

The Sultan of Kelantan is the constitutional head of Kelantan state in Malaysia.

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Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her modelling work in the UK, and in the US for her role in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy, as well as a regular panelist on Celebrity Juice.

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Ken Leishman

Kenneth Leishman (June 20, 1931 – December 14, 1979), also known as the Flying Bandit or the Gentleman Bandit was a Canadian criminal responsible for multiple robberies between 1957 and 1966.

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Ken Strong

Elmer Kenneth Strong (April 21, 1906 – October 5, 1979) was an American football halfback and fullback who also played minor league baseball.

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Kennedy Space Center

The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is one of ten National Aeronautics and Space Administration field centers.

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Kenny Miller

Kenneth Miller (born 23 December 1979) is a Scottish professional football player and coach, who is currently the player/manager of Scottish Premiership club Livingston.

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Kent State shootings

The Kent State shootings (also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre)"These would be the first of many probes into what soon became known as the Kent State Massacre.

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Kerry Ellis

Kerry Jane Ellis (born 6 May 1979) is an English actress and singer who is best known for her work in musical theatre and subsequent crossover into music.

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Keshia Knight Pulliam

Keshia Knight Pulliam (born April 9, 1979) is an American actress.

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Kevin Devine

Kevin Devine (born December 19, 1979) is an American songwriter and musician from Brooklyn, New York, who is known for his introspective and political themes.

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Kevin Hart

Kevin Darnell Hart (born July 6, 1979) is an American comedian and actor. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hart began his career by winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs throughout New England, culminating in his first real break in 2001 when he was cast by Judd Apatow for a recurring role on the TV series Undeclared. The series lasted only one season, but he soon landed other roles in films such as Paper Soldiers (2002), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Soul Plane (2004), In the Mix (2005), Little Fockers (2010) and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). Hart's comedic reputation continued to grow with the release of his first stand-up album, I'm a Grown Little Man (2008), and performances in the films Think Like a Man (2012), Grudge Match (2013), Ride Along (2014) and its sequel Ride Along 2 (2016), About Last Night (2014), Get Hard (2015), Central Intelligence (2016), The Secret Life of Pets (2016), and George Beard in Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017). He also released four more comedy albums, Seriously Funny in 2010, Laugh at My Pain in 2011, Let Me Explain in 2013, and What Now? in 2016. In 2015, Time Magazine named Hart one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list. He starred as himself in the lead role of Real Husbands of Hollywood.

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Kevin Kuske

Kevin Kuske (born 4 January 1979) is a former German bobsledder who competed from 1999 to 2018.

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Kevin Thoms

Kevin Thoms (born July 4, 1979) is an American television/film actor and voice actor, perhaps best known for providing the voice for Lance in Cartoon Network's Sym-Bionic Titan.

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Kevin Youkilis

Kevin Edmund Youkilis (born March 15, 1979), also known as "Youk", is an American former professional baseball first baseman and third baseman, who primarily played for the Boston Red Sox.

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Khmer Rouge

The Khmer Rouge ("Red Khmers"; ខ្មែរក្រហម Khmer Kror-Horm) was the name popularly given to the followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea and by extension to the regime through which the CPK ruled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979.

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Kim Dong-wan

Kim Dong-wan (hangul: 김동완; born 21 November 1979) is a South Korean entertainer, known as a member of South Korean boy band Shinhwa.

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Kim Jae-gyu

Kim Jae-gyu (Hangul: 김재규, March 6, 1926 – May 24, 1980) was a South Korean Army Lieutenant General and the director of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency.

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Kim Rhode

Kimberly Susan Rhode (born July 16, 1979) is an American double trap and skeet shooter.

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Kimi Räikkönen

Kimi-Matias Räikkönen (born 17 October 1979), nicknamed "Iceman", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.

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Kingston upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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KinKi Kids

is a Japanese duo consisting of Koichi Domoto and Tsuyoshi Domoto under the talent agency Johnny & Associates.

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Kinya Kotani

, also known as KINYA, is a male singer and actor from Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

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Kiribati

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati (Gilbertese: Ribaberiki Kiribati),.

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Klein Matterhorn

The Klein Matterhorn (sometimes translated as Little Matterhorn) is a peak of the Pennine Alps, overlooking Zermatt in the Swiss canton of Valais.

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Koichi Domoto

is a Japanese idol, singer, singer-songwriter, composer, lyricist, television personality, voice actor and actor.

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Koit Toome

Koit Toome (born 3 January 1979, Tallinn), is an Estonian singer and musical actor.

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Korvettenkapitän

Korvettenkapitän, short: KKpt / in lists: KK, is the lowest senior officer rank in the German Navy / armed forces of Germany (Bundeswehr).

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Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Mary Kardashian (born April 18, 1979) is an American television personality, socialite, businesswoman and model.

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Kriegsmarine

The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Kris Kross

Kris Kross was an American hip hop duo formed in the early 1990s that consisted of Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith.

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Kristanna Loken

Kristanna Loken (born October 8, 1979) is an American actress and model.

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Ku Klux Klan

The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different points in time in the history of the United States.

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Kurt Waldheim

Kurt Josef Waldheim (21 December 1918 – 14 June 2007) was an Austrian diplomat and politician.

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Kyle Carrozza

Kyle Adam Carrozza (born May 19, 1979) is an American animator, musician, songwriter, comedian, writer and voice actor who is the creator of the animated series Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network, billed as the network's first online digital series.

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La Soufrière (volcano)

La Soufrière (Vincentian Creole: Soufray) ("The Sulfurer") or Soufrière Saint Vincent is an active volcano on the island of Saint Vincent in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979) is a former professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons.

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Lamar Odom

Lamar Joseph Odom (born November 6, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player.

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Lance Bass

James Lance Bass (born May 4, 1979) is an American singer, dancer, actor, film and television producer, and author.

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Landy Wen

Landy Wen (Atayal: Yungai Hayung) is a Taiwanese singer.

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Larry Bird

Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American professional basketball executive, former coach and former player, most recently serving as president of the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Larry Hughes

Larry Darnell Hughes (born January 23, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player who played for eight different teams during a 14-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Larry Johnson (running back)

Larry Alphonso Johnson Jr. (born November 19, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL).

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Lars Berger

Lars Berger (born 1 May 1979) is a former Norwegian biathlete and cross-country skier.

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Laura Benanti

Laura Ilene Benanti (born Laura Ilene Vidnovic; July 15, 1979) is an American actress and singer.

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Laura Gilpin

Laura Gilpin (April 22, 1891 – November 30, 1979) was an American photographer.

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Laurentia Tan

Laurentia Tan Yen Yi BBM PBM (pronounced) (born 24 April 1979), is a United Kingdom-based Singaporean para-equestrian competitor.

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Lauri Ylönen

Lauri Ylönen (born 23 April 1979) is a Finnish singer-songwriter, best known as the frontman of the Finnish alternative rock band The Rasmus.

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Laurie Banfield

Laurence Banfield (born 11 November 1889 and died 11 September 1979 in Paulton, Somerset) was an English footballer who played as a left back.

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László Bodnár

László Bodnár (born 25 February 1979 in Mátészalka) is a former Hungarian football defender.

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Léonide Massine

Leonid Fyodorovich Myasin (Леони́д Фёдорович Мя́син), better known in the West by the French transliteration as Léonide Massine (15 March 1979), was a Russian choreographer and ballet dancer.

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Lee Bo-young

Lee Bo-young (born January 12, 1979) is a South Korean actress.

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Lee Bowman

Lee Bowman (December 28, 1914 – December 25, 1979) was an American film and television actor.

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Lee Brice

Lee Brice (born Kenneth Mobley Brice, Jr., June 10, 1979) is an American country music singer and songwriter, signed to Curb Records.

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Lee Hee-joon

Lee Hee-joon (born June 29, 1979) is a South Korean actor.

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Lee Hyori

Lee Hyo-ri (born May 10, 1979), is a South Korean singer, record producer, activist, actress and television presenter.

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Lee Iacocca

Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca (born October 15, 1924) is an American automobile executive best known for spearheading the development of Ford Mustang and Pinto cars, while at the Ford Motor Company in the 1960s, and then later for reviving the Chrysler Corporation as its CEO during the 1980s.

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Lee Pace

Lee Grinner Pace (born March 25, 1979) is an American actor.

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Lee Si-yeon

Lee Si-yeon (hangul:이시연, hanja:李詩姸, born Lee Dae-hak, 24 July 1980) is a South Korean transgender actress and model.

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Lefty West

Weldon Edison "Lefty" West (September 3, 1915 in Gibsonville, North Carolina – July 23, 1979 in Hendersonville, North Carolina) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the St. Louis Browns in 1944 and 1945.

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Lelio Basso

Lelio Basso (25 December 1903 – 16 December 1978) was an Italian democratic socialist politician and journalist.

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Leo Varadkar

Leo Eric Varadkar (born 18 January 1979) is an Irish politician who has served as Taoiseach, Minister for Defence and Leader of Fine Gael since June 2017.

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Leonid Brezhnev

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev (a; Леоні́д Іллі́ч Бре́жнєв, 19 December 1906 (O.S. 6 December) – 10 November 1982) was a Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982 as the General Secretary of the Central Committee (CC) of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), presiding over the country until his death and funeral in 1982.

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Leslie Phillips (cricketer)

Leslie Jack Phillips (20 January 1899 – 22 April 1979) was an English cricketer.

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Lew Kowarski

Lew Kowarski (10 February 1907, Saint Petersburg – 30 July 1979, Geneva) was a naturalized French physicist.

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LGBT rights by country or territory

Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary greatly by country or territory; everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex romantic/sexual activity or identity.

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LGBT social movements

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements are social movements that advocate for LGBT+ people in society.

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Liberty X

Liberty X (originally called Liberty) were a British-Irish group consisting of Michelle Heaton, Tony Lundon, Kevin Simm, Jessica Taylor and Kelli Young.

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Liliana Castro

Liliana Rezende de Castro (born 29 June 1979) is an Ecuadorian-born Brazilian actress.

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Lim Cheng Hoe

Lim Cheng Hoe was a watercolourist recognized as one of the key pioneer artists in Singapore, along with his peers like Cheong Soo Pieng and Chen Chong Swee.

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Lindy Booth

Lindy Booth (born April 2, 1979) is a Canadian actress.

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Link Wasem

Lincoln William "Link" Wasem (January 30, 1911 – March 6, 1979) was a Major League Baseball player.

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Lionel Cooper (mathematician)

Jacob Lionel Bakst Cooper (27 December 1915 – 8 August 1979) was a South African mathematician who worked in operator theory, transform theory, thermodynamics, functional analysis and differential equations.

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List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (P)

The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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List of mayors of Detroit

This is a list of mayors of Detroit, Michigan.

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List of Presidents of Czechoslovakia

The President of Czechoslovakia was the head of state of Czechoslovakia, from the creation of the First Czechoslovak Republic in 1918 until the dissolution of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic in 1992.

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List of Presidents of Equatorial Guinea

The following is a list of Presidents of Equatorial Guinea, since the establishment of the office of President in 1968.

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List of Prime Ministers of Mauritania

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Mauritania since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Mauritania in 1960 to the present day.

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List of Vice Presidents of the United States

There have been 48 Vice Presidents of the United States since the office came into existence in 1789.

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Livestock

Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labor and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool.

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Loren Murchison

Loren C. Murchison (December 17, 1898 – June 11, 1979) was an American athlete, double gold medal winner in 4×100 m relay at the Olympic Games.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Lote Tuqiri

Lote Daulako Tuqiri (born 23 September 1979) is a Fijian-Australian former professional dual-code rugby footballer who last played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL.

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Lou Busch

Louis Ferdinand Busch (July 18, 1910 – September 19, 1979) was an American record producer, musician and songwriter, who was best known for performing as a pianist under the nickname Joe "Fingers" Carr.

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Louis Chiron

Louis Alexandre Chiron (3 August 1899 – 22 June 1979) was a Monégasque racing driver who competed in rallies, sports car races, and Grands Prix.

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Louis Durey

Louis Edmond Durey (27 May 18883 July 1979)Randel, Don Michael (1996).

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Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, (born Prince Louis of Battenberg; 25 June 1900 – 27 August 1979) was a British Royal Navy officer and statesman, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Louise Thaden

Iris Louise McPhetridge Thaden (November 12, 1905 – November 9, 1979) was an American aviation pioneer, holder of numerous aviation records, and the first woman to win the Bendix trophy, alongside Blanche Noyes.

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Louisiana

Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Lovin' You

"Lovin' You" is a 1975 hit single originally performed by American singer Minnie Riperton from her album Perfect Angel (1974).

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Ludivine Sagnier

Ludivine Sagnier (born July 3, 1979) is a French actress and model, who has appeared in films since 1989.

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Ludvík Svoboda

Ludvík Svoboda (25 November 1895 – 20 September 1979) was a Czechoslovak general and politician.

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Ludwig Merwart

Ludwig Merwart (1 September 1913 – 13 July 1979) was an influential Austrian painter and graphic artist.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Luke Evans (actor)

Luke George Evans (born 15 April 1979) is a Welsh actor.

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Lupin the Third

, also written as Lupin the Third, Lupin the 3rd or Lupin the IIIrd, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Monkey Punch.

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MacCready Gossamer Albatross

The Gossamer Albatross is a human-powered aircraft built by American aeronautical engineer Dr.

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Mageina Tovah

Mageina Tovah (born July 26, 1979) is an American actress.

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Maggie Q

Margaret Denise Quigley (born May 22, 1979), professionally known as Maggie Q, is an American actress, model and animal rights activist.

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Magic Johnson

Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. (born August 14, 1959) is an American retired professional basketball player and current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Magnetar

A magnetar is a type of neutron star with an extremely powerful inferred magnetic field (\sim 10^ - 10^ G).

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Mahmud Al-Nashaf

Mahmud Al-Nashaf (מחמוד א-נאשף; born 1906, died 10 November 1979) was an Israeli Arab politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Agriculture and Development between 1959 and 1961.

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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

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Makasini Richter

Makasini Richter (born June 21, 1979 in NukuOkinaalofa, Tonga) is a Tongan rugby league player who previously played for the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Wests Tigers in the National Rugby League.

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Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Malta

Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Mamadou Niang

Mamadou Niang (born 13 October 1979) is a Senegalese retired footballer who played as a striker.

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Mamie Eisenhower

Marie Geneva "Mamie" Doud Eisenhower (November 14, 1896 – November 1, 1979) was the wife of United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the First Lady of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Manga (band)

Manga (also stylized as maNga) is a Turkish rock band whose music is mainly a fusion of Anatolian melodies with electronic elements.

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Maphevu Dlamini

Maphevu Harry Dlamini (1914 – 25 October 1979) was Prime Minister of Swaziland from 17 March 1976 until his death on 25 October 1979.

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Marais Viljoen

Marais Viljoen, (2 December 1915 – 4 January 2007) was the last ceremonial State President of South Africa from 4 June 1979 until 3 September 1984.

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Marc Elliott

Marc Elliott is a British actor from Stratford-upon-Avon, England, who is best known for his role as Syed Masood in the BBC television soap opera EastEnders.

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Marcel L'Herbier

Marcel L'Herbier (23 April 1888 – 26 November 1979) was a French filmmaker who achieved prominence as an avant-garde theorist and imaginative practitioner with a series of silent films in the 1920s.

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March 15

In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.

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March 20

Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere.

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March 21

In astrology, the day of the equinox is the first full day of the sign of Aries.

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March 24

March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.

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Marcos Mion

Marcos Chaib Mion a.ka.

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday (known as Shrove Tuesday).

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

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Margot Benary-Isbert

Margot Benary-Isbert (December 2, 1889 – May 27, 1976) was a German and later an American writer of children's books.

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Maria Annus

Maria Annus (until 2016, Maria Soomets; born 21 February 1979) is an Estonian stage, television and film actress.

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Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo

Maria de Lourdes Ruivo da Silva de Matos Pintasilgo, GCIH GCC; (Abrantes, São João Baptista, 18 January 1930 – Lisbon, 10 July 2004) was a Portuguese chemical engineer and politician.

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Maria Haukaas Mittet

Maria Haukaas Mittet (née Storeng, born 3 August 1979) is a Norwegian recording artist.

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Mariana Ochoa

Mariana Yolanda Ochoa Reyes (born February 19, 1979 in Mexico City) is a Mexican singer and actress.

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Marián Hossa

Marián Hossa (born 12 January 1979) is a Slovak professional ice hockey right winger currently under contract for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Marie Byles

Marie Beuzeville Byles (8 April 1900 – 21 November 1979) was a committed conservationist, pacifist, the first practising female solicitor in New South Wales (NSW), mountaineer, explorer and avid bushwalker, feminist, journalist, and an original member of the Buddhist Society in New South Wales.

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Marielle Franco

Marielle Franco (born Marielle Francisco da Silva; 27 July 1979 – 14 March 2018) was a Brazilian politician, feminist, and human rights activist.

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Mario Matt

Mario Matt (born 9 April 1979) is an Austrian former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist.

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Maritza Sayalero

Maritza Sayalero (born February 16, 1961 in Caracas) is a Venezuelan designer, model, businesswoman and beauty queen.

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Mariusz Lewandowski

Mariusz Lewandowski (born 18 May 1979 in Legnica) is a Polish retired footballer and current football manager.

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Marjorie Daw (actress)

Marjorie Daw (born Margaret House, January 19, 1902 – March 18, 1979) was an American film actress of the silent film era.

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Marjorie Rhodes

Marjorie Rhodes (9 April 1897 – 4 July 1979) was a British actress.

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Mark Anthony Fernandez

Mark Fernandez (born January 18, 1979) is a Filipino actor.

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Mark Burrier

Mark Burrier (born 6 May 1979) is an American cartoonist and illustrator.

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Marko Stanojevic

Marko Peter Stanojevic (Stanojević; born 1 October 1979 in Birmingham, England) is an Italian rugby union footballer.

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Markus Persson

Markus Alexej Persson (born 1 June 1979), also known as Notch or xNotch, is a Swedish video game programmer and designer who founded the video game company Mojang alongside Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser in late 2010.

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Marleen Veldhuis

Magdalena Johanna Maria "Marleen" Veldhuis (born 29 June 1979) is a retired swimmer from the Netherlands.

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Marmaduke Duke

Marmaduke Duke are a conceptual rock duo from Ayrshire, Scotland, comprising Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro and JP Reid of Sucioperro.

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Maroon 5

Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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Martin Škoula

Martin Škoula (born October 28, 1979) is a Czech former professional ice hockey defenceman, who enjoyed a lengthy career in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Colorado Avalanche, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, Pittsburgh Penguins and the New Jersey Devils.

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Martin Petrov

Martin Petyov Petrov (Мартин Петьов Петров; born 15 January 1979) is a Bulgarian former footballer who played as a winger.

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Martin Rowlands

Martin Charles Rowlands (born 8 February 1979) is an English-born Irish former professional footballer who last played for Aldershot Town.

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Mary Ann Nyberg

Mary Ann Nyberg (February 7, 1923 – September 19, 1979) was an American costume designer who was nominated for two Academy Awards.

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Mary Bell (aviator)

Mary Teston Luis Bell (3 December 1903 – 6 February 1979) was an Australian aviator and founding leader of the Women's Air Training Corps (WATC), a volunteer organisation that provided support to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War II.

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Mary Pickford

Gladys Louise Smith (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979), known professionally as Mary Pickford, was a Canadian-born film actress and producer.

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Maryke Hendrikse

Marÿke Hendrikse (born February 23, 1979) is a Bahamian–Canadian voice actress who works primarily for Ocean Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Mashiur Rahman (politician from Rangpur)

Mashiur Rahman (19241979), also known as Jadu Mia, was a senior minister, with the rank and status of a prime minister in charge of the ministry of Railways, Roads and Highways of the Bangladesh from 29 June 1978 to 12 March 1979.

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Matisyahu

Matthew Paul Miller (born June 30, 1979), known by his Hebrew and stage name Matisyahu (מתּתיהו, "Gift of God"), is a Jewish American reggae vocalist, beatboxer, and alternative rock musician.

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Matt Cappotelli

Matthew Lee Cappotelli (November 12, 1979 – June 29, 2018) was an American professional wrestler.

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Matt Davis (comedian)

Matt Davis (born October 3, 1979 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American stand up comedian.

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Matt Murley

Matt Murley (born December 17, 1979) is an American professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for the South Korean Daemyung Killer Whales of the Asia League Ice Hockey.

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Matt Stevic

Matt Stevic (born 12 November 1979) is an Australian rules football field umpire in the Australian Football League.

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Matt Walters

Matthew Jeremy Walters (born August 22, 1979) is a former American football player.

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Matthew Spring

Matthew John Spring (born 17 November 1979) is an English semi-professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for National League South club Hemel Hempstead Town and Southern League Premier Division club Hitchin Town on dual registration.

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Maurice Bishop

Maurice Rupert Bishop (29 May 1944 – 19 October 1983) was a Grenadian revolutionary and the leader of New Jewel Movement – popular efforts in the areas of socio-economic development, education, and Black liberation – that came to power during the 13 March 1979 revolution that removed Eric Gairy from office.

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Maurice Challe

Maurice Challe (5 September 1905 – 18 January 1979) was a French general during the Algerian War, one of four generals who took part in the Algiers putsch.

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Mauritania

Mauritania (موريتانيا; Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane; Pulaar: Moritani; Mauritanie), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of Northwestern Africa.

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Mauro Bergamasco

Mauro Bergamasco (born 1 May 1979) is a former Italian rugby union footballer who last played for Zebre.

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Mavie Hörbiger

Mavie Hörbiger (born November 14, 1979 in Munich) is a German-Austrian actress.

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Maxim Afinogenov

Maxim Sergeyevich Afinogenov (Макси́м Серге́евич Афиноге́нов,; born September 4, 1979) is a Russian professional ice hockey player currently playing for Vityaz Podolsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

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May 5

This day marks the approximate midpoint of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the March equinox).

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Maya Nasser

Maya Nasser (30 July 1979 – 26 September 2012) was a Syrian journalist and reporter who worked for Press TV, an Iranian English-language broadcasting service.

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Mayer Hawthorne

Andrew Mayer Cohen (born February 2, 1979), better known by his stage name Mayer Hawthorne, is a Grammy-nominated American singer, producer, songwriter, arranger, audio engineer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles, California.

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Mýa

Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979) is an American recording artist, songwriter, and actress.

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McDonald's

McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.

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McDonnell Douglas DC-10

The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engine wide-body jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas.

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Mecca

Mecca or Makkah (مكة is a city in the Hejazi region of the Arabian Peninsula, and the plain of Tihamah in Saudi Arabia, and is also the capital and administrative headquarters of the Makkah Region. The city is located inland from Jeddah in a narrow valley at a height of above sea level, and south of Medina. Its resident population in 2012 was roughly 2 million, although visitors more than triple this number every year during the Ḥajj (حَـجّ, "Pilgrimage") period held in the twelfth Muslim lunar month of Dhūl-Ḥijjah (ذُو الْـحِـجَّـة). As the birthplace of Muhammad, and the site of Muhammad's first revelation of the Quran (specifically, a cave from Mecca), Mecca is regarded as the holiest city in the religion of Islam and a pilgrimage to it known as the Hajj is obligatory for all able Muslims. Mecca is home to the Kaaba, by majority description Islam's holiest site, as well as being the direction of Muslim prayer. Mecca was long ruled by Muhammad's descendants, the sharifs, acting either as independent rulers or as vassals to larger polities. It was conquered by Ibn Saud in 1925. In its modern period, Mecca has seen tremendous expansion in size and infrastructure, home to structures such as the Abraj Al Bait, also known as the Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, the world's fourth tallest building and the building with the third largest amount of floor area. During this expansion, Mecca has lost some historical structures and archaeological sites, such as the Ajyad Fortress. Today, more than 15 million Muslims visit Mecca annually, including several million during the few days of the Hajj. As a result, Mecca has become one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the Muslim world,Fattah, Hassan M., The New York Times (20 January 2005). even though non-Muslims are prohibited from entering the city.

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Medford, Oregon

Medford is a city in, and county seat of, Jackson County, Oregon, United States.

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Melina Perez

Melina Nava Perez (born March 9, 1979) is an American model, actress, professional wrestler and valet.

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Member of the European Parliament

A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.

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Member state of the European Union

The European Union (EU) consists of 28 member states.

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Mena Suvari

Mena Alexandra Suvari (born February 13, 1979) is an American actress, fashion designer, and model.

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Menachem Begin

Menachem Begin (Menaḥem Begin,; Menakhem Volfovich Begin; 16 August 1913 – 9 March 1992) was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of Israel.

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Mendy Rudolph

Marvin "Mendy" Rudolph (March 8, 1926July 4, 1979) was an American professional basketball referee in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 22 years, from 1953 to 1975.

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Mercalli intensity scale

The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

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Merle Oberon

Merle Oberon (born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson, 19 February 191123 November 1979) was an Anglo-Indian actress.

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Methane

Methane is a chemical compound with the chemical formula (one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen).

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Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), commonly known as the Metropolitan Police and informally as the Met, is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.

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Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace (born Ronald William Artest Jr.; November 13, 1979) is an American professional basketball coach and former player.

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Miami

Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.

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Michał Karwan

Michał Karwan (born February 7, 1979 in Gliwice) is a Polish association football defender who played in the Ekstraklasa for Górnik Zabrze and Cracovia.

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Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping (born 28 February 1979) is an English actor and retired mixed martial artist who competed in the Middleweight division of the UFC.

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Michael Bradley (basketball)

Michael Thomas Bradley (born April 18, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player and businessman.

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Michael Buonauro

Michael A. Buonauro (May 27, 1979 – May 28, 2004), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was an American webcomic artist, and author.

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Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Michael Owen

Michael James Owen (born 14 December 1979) is an English former footballer who played as a striker for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City, as well as for the England national team.

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Michael Wilding (actor)

Michael Charles Gauntlet Wilding (23 July 1912 – 8 July 1979) was an English stage, television, and film actor.

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Michel Riesen

Michel Riesen (born April 11, 1979 in Oberbalm, Switzerland) is a former professional ice hockey winger who last played for the EHC Basel in the National League B.

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Michele Riondino

Michele Riondino (born 14 March 1979) is an Italian actor.

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Michele Scarponi

Michele Scarponi (25 September 1979 – 22 April 2017) was an Italian road bicycle racer, who rode professionally from 2002 until his death in 2017 for the, Domina Vacanze–Elitron,,,, and teams.

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Michigan State Spartans men's basketball

The Michigan State Spartans men's basketball team represents Michigan State University (MSU) and competes in the Big Ten Conference of NCAA Division I College basketball.

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Mickey Madden

Michael Allen "Mickey" Madden (born May 13, 1979) is an American musician.

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Mickie James

Mickie Laree James (born August 31, 1979) Additional January 6, 2017.

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Miguel Llera

Miguel Ángel Llera Garzón (born 7 August 1979) is a Spanish former professional footballer who played as a central defender.

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Mihai Trăistariu

Mihai Trăistariu (born 16 December 1979 in Piatra Neamț, Romania), also known as simply Mihai (stylized as M I H A I or MIHAI), is a Romanian singer and songwriter.

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Mike Bishai

Michael Bishai (born May 30, 1979) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre.

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Mike Damus

Michael Paul "Mike" Damus (born September 30, 1979) is an American actor.

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Mike Vogel

Michael James Vogel (born July 17, 1979) is an American actor and former model.

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Mikko Franck

Mikko Franck (born 1 April 1979) is a Finnish conductor and violinist.

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Milan Dudić

Milan Dudić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милан Дудић; born November 1, 1979 in Kraljevo, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a retired Serbian football defender.

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Milan Nikolić (musician)

Milan Nikolić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милан Николић; born 2 July 1979 in Jagodina) is a Serbian accordionist who was the Serbian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 with Marko Kon.

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Milana Terloeva

Milana Bakhaeva (Милана Бахаева) (born 30 December 1979 in Orekhovo, Chechnya), better known by the pen name Milana Terloeva, is a Chechen journalist and author of the 2006 French bestseller Danser sur les ruines — Une jeunesse tchétchène.

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Milton Ager

Milton Ager (October 6, 1893 – May 6, 1979) was an American composer.

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Mindy Kaling

Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), Additional archive on June 25, 2015.

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Minister for Foreign Affairs (Sweden)

The Minister for Foreign Affairs (utrikesminister) is the foreign minister of Sweden and the head of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

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Minnie Riperton

Minnie Julia Riperton-Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979), known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You" and her four-octave coloratura soprano.

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Miss Universe 1979

Miss Universe 1979, the 28th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 20 July 1979 at the Perth Entertainment Centre in Perth, Australia.

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Miss Universe 1999

Miss Universe 1999, the 48th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 26 May 1999 at the Chaguaramas Convention Centre in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago.

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Missing women of China

Missing women of China is a widely known phenomenon referring to the unusual shortfall of female population resulting from cultural influences and government policy.

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Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Mixed martial arts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.

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Mobile Suit Gundam

is a televised anime series, produced and animated by Sunrise.

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Mohamed Abdel Moneim

Damat Prince Mohamed Abdel Moneim Beyefendi (20 February 1899 – 1 December 1979) was an Egyptian prince and former heir apparent to the throne of Egypt and Sudan from 1899 to 1914.

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Mohammad Mofatteh

Mohammad Mofatteh (محمد مفتح‎; 1928–1979) was an Iranian philosopher, theologian, and political activist, born in Famenin, Hamadan, Iran.

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Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi

Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi (22 February 1921 – 16 September 1979) was an Afghan diplomat and politician.

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi,; 26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980), also known as Mohammad Reza Shah (Mohammad Rezā Šāh), was the last Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979.

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Mohsen Bengar

Mohsen Bengar (محسن بنگر, born 6 July 1979 in Nowshahr) is an Iranian Football Defender who currently plays for Naft Tehran in the Persian Gulf Pro League.

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Mojang

Mojang AB ("gadget") is a Swedish video game developer and publisher founded in May 2009 under the name Mojang Specifications by game programmer Markus Persson, best known for creating the popular independent game Minecraft, a sandbox game.

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Molly Jenson

Molly Rachel Jenson (born March 20, 1979) is a singer/songwriter from San Diego, California.

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Montenegro

Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора / Crna Gora, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.

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Montevideo

Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay.

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Morena Baccarin

Morena Baccarin (born June 2, 1979) is an actress.

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Morning Edition

Morning Edition is an American radio news program produced and distributed by NPR.

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Morocco

Morocco (officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco, is a unitary sovereign state located in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is one of the native homelands of the indigenous Berber people. Geographically, Morocco is characterised by a rugged mountainous interior, large tracts of desert and a lengthy coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Morocco has a population of over 33.8 million and an area of. Its capital is Rabat, and the largest city is Casablanca. Other major cities include Marrakesh, Tangier, Salé, Fes, Meknes and Oujda. A historically prominent regional power, Morocco has a history of independence not shared by its neighbours. Since the foundation of the first Moroccan state by Idris I in 788 AD, the country has been ruled by a series of independent dynasties, reaching its zenith under the Almoravid dynasty and Almohad dynasty, spanning parts of Iberia and northwestern Africa. The Marinid and Saadi dynasties continued the struggle against foreign domination, and Morocco remained the only North African country to avoid Ottoman occupation. The Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling dynasty, seized power in 1631. In 1912, Morocco was divided into French and Spanish protectorates, with an international zone in Tangier, and regained its independence in 1956. Moroccan culture is a blend of Berber, Arab, West African and European influences. Morocco claims the non-self-governing territory of Western Sahara, formerly Spanish Sahara, as its Southern Provinces. After Spain agreed to decolonise the territory to Morocco and Mauritania in 1975, a guerrilla war arose with local forces. Mauritania relinquished its claim in 1979, and the war lasted until a cease-fire in 1991. Morocco currently occupies two thirds of the territory, and peace processes have thus far failed to break the political deadlock. Morocco is a constitutional monarchy with an elected parliament. The King of Morocco holds vast executive and legislative powers, especially over the military, foreign policy and religious affairs. Executive power is exercised by the government, while legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of parliament, the Assembly of Representatives and the Assembly of Councillors. The king can issue decrees called dahirs, which have the force of law. He can also dissolve the parliament after consulting the Prime Minister and the president of the constitutional court. Morocco's predominant religion is Islam, and the official languages are Arabic and Berber, with Berber being the native language of Morocco before the Arab conquest in the 600s AD. The Moroccan dialect of Arabic, referred to as Darija, and French are also widely spoken. Morocco is a member of the Arab League, the Union for the Mediterranean and the African Union. It has the fifth largest economy of Africa.

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Morris Chalfen

Morris Chalfen (c. 1907 – November 4, 1979) was an international impresario and sports entertainment executive.

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Morteza Motahhari

Morteza Motahari (مرتضی مطهری; January 31, 1919 – May 1, 1979) was an Iranian cleric, philosopher, lecturer, and politician.

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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa, known in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu,; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.

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Motion of no confidence

A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.

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Mount Erebus

Mount Erebus is the second-highest volcano in Antarctica (after Mount Sidley) and the southernmost active volcano on Earth.

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Mpule Kwelagobe

Mpule Keneilwe Kwelagobe (born November 14, 1979) is a Botswanan investor, politician, businesswoman, model, and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe 1999.

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MTR

The Mass Transit Railway (MTR) is a major public transport network serving Hong Kong. Operated by the MTR Corporation Limited (MTRCL), it consists of heavy rail, light rail, and feeder bus service centred on an 11-line rapid transit network serving the urbanised areas of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories. The system currently includes of rail with 159 stations, including 91 heavy rail stations and 68 light rail stops. The MTR is one of the most profitable metro systems in the world; it had a farebox recovery ratio of 187% in 2015, the world's highest. Under the government's rail-led transport policy, the MTR system is a common mode of public transport in Hong Kong, with over five million trips made in an average weekday. It consistently achieves a 99.9% on-time rate on its train journeys. As of 2014, the MTR has a 48.1% market share of the franchised public transport market, making it the most popular transport option in Hong Kong. The integration of the Octopus smart card fare-payment technology into the MTR system in September 1997 has further enhanced the ease of commuting on the MTR. Construction of the MTR was prompted by a study, released in 1967, commissioned by the Hong Kong Government in order to find solutions to the increasing road congestion problem caused by the territory's fast-growing economy. Construction started soon after the release of the study, and the first line opened in 1979. The MTR was immediately popular with residents of Hong Kong; as a result, subsequent lines have been built to cover more territory. There are continual debates regarding how and where to expand the MTR network. As a successful railway operation, the MTR has served as a model for other newly built systems in the world, particularly other urban rail transit in China.

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Muldergate

The Muldergate scandal, also known as the Information Scandal, was a South African political scandal involving the Department of Information.

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Munich massacre

The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a German police officer.

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Murder of Shanda Sharer

Shanda Renee Sharer (June 6, 1979 – January 11, 1992) was an American girl who was tortured and burned to death in Madison, Indiana, by four teenage girls.

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Music for UNICEF Concert

The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song was a benefit concert of popular music held in the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on January 9, 1979.

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Mustafa Barzani

Mustafa Barzani (Mistefa Barzanî) (March 14, 1903 – March 1, 1979) also known as Mullah Mustafa, was a Kurdish nationalist leader, and one of the most prominent political figures in modern Kurdish politics.

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Mustis

Mustis is the pseudonym of Øyvind Johan Mustaparta (born 10 September 1979), a Norwegian keyboardist best known for his work in the symphonic black metal band Dimmu Borgir, as well as the black/thrash metal band Susperia.

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My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance (often abbreviated as MCR) was an American rock band from Newark, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013.

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Myolie Wu

Myolie Wu Hang-yee (born 6 November 1979), is a Hong Kong actress and singer.

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Nadia Boulanger

Juliette Nadia Boulanger (16 September 188722 October 1979) was a French composer, conductor, and teacher.

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Naomichi Marufuji

(born September 26, 1979) is a Japanese professional wrestler who competes for Pro Wrestling Noah, with occasional appearances in other professional wrestling promotions including New Japan Pro-Wrestling, All Japan Pro Wrestling, and Ring of Honor.

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NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization.

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National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).

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National Hockey League

The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.

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National Intelligence Service (South Korea)

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) (대한민국국가정보원, 국정원) is the chief intelligence agency of South Korea.

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National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights

The National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights was a large political rally that took place in Washington, D.C. on October 14, 1979.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Natwarsinhji Bhavsinhji

Lieutenant-Colonel Maharaja Rana Shri Sir Natwarsinhji Bhavsinhji Sahib Bahadur, KCSI (30 June 1901 – 4 October 1979) was the last Maharaja of Porbandar belonging to Jethwa dynasty, who ascended the throne of princely state of Porbandar on 10 December 1908 and ruled until his state was merged into India on 15 February 1948.

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Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.

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NBC

The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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Ne-Yo

Shaffer Chimere Smith (born October 18, 1982), known professionally as Ne-Yo, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.

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Ned Collette

Ned Collette is a Melbourne-born singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer now based in Berlin.

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Neeti Mohan

Neeti Mohan (born 18 November 1979) is an Indian playback singer.

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Neg Dupree

Neg Dupree (born London, England) is a British comedian, writer and actor, best known for his act "Neg's Urban Sports" on the British television show Balls of Steel.

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Nelson Lucas

Nelson Lucas (born 30 June 1979) is a Seychellois former sprinter.

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Nelson Rockefeller

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st Vice President of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th Governor of New York (1959–1973).

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Neo-Nazism

Neo-Nazism consists of post-World War II militant social or political movements seeking to revive and implement the ideology of Nazism.

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Nepal

Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

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Neptune

Neptune is the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun in the Solar System.

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Neville Wran

Neville Kenneth Wran, (11 October 1926 – 20 April 2014) was an Australian politician who was the Premier of New South Wales from 1976 to 1986.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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New Orleans Police Department

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) has primary responsibility for law enforcement in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York Giants

The New York Giants are a professional American football team based in the New York metropolitan area.

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NHL–WHA merger

The 1979 merger of the NHL and WHA was the culmination of several years of negotiations between the National Hockey League (NHL) and the World Hockey Association (WHA) that resulted in the WHA and all of its surviving franchises folding in return for the owners of four of the WHA's six surviving teams (the Edmonton Oilers, New England Whalers, Quebec Nordiques, and Winnipeg Jets) being granted expansion franchises that commenced play in the NHL for the 1979–80 season.

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Nicaragua

Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Nicholas II of Russia

Nicholas II or Nikolai II (r; 1868 – 17 July 1918), known as Saint Nicholas II of Russia in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917.

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Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.

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Nicki Hunter

Nicki Hunter (born December 19, 1979) is an American pornographic film director, producer, make-up artist, radio personality, and former pornographic actress.

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Nicolas Anelka

Nicolas Sébastien Anelka (born 14 March 1979) is a French football manager and former player who played as a forward.

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Nicolás Massú

Nicolás Alejandro Massú Fried (born October 10, 1979), nicknamed El Vampiro (Spanish: "the vampire"), is a Chilean former tennis player, a former World No.

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Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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Niki Chow

Niki Chow (周麗淇; born August 30, 1979) is a Hong Kong actress and singer.

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Nikolai Gritsenko

Nikolai Olimpievich Gritsenko (Николай Олимпиевич Гриценко, Микола Олімпійович Гриценко; 24 July 1912 – 8 December 1979) was a Soviet actor of Ukrainian descent.

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Nila Håkedal

Nila Ann Håkedal (born 13 June 1979 in Kristiansand) is a Norwegian female beach volleyball player.

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Nina Mercedez

Nina Mercedez (born November 10, 1979), formerly known as simply Mercedez, is the stage name of a former American pornographic actress, model, feature dancer, director, producer, talent agent, and businesswoman.

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Nino Rota

Giovanni "Nino" Rota (3 December 1911 – 10 April 1979) was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor and academic who is best known for his film scores, notably for the films of Federico Fellini and Luchino Visconti.

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NKVD

The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (Народный комиссариат внутренних дел, Narodnyy Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del), abbreviated NKVD (НКВД), was the interior ministry of the Soviet Union.

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Noémie Lenoir

Noémie Lenoir (born 19 September 1979) is a French model and actress.

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Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Swedish National Bank's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious award for that field.

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Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").

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Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.

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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.

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Noel Estrada

Noel Epinanio Estrada Suárez (June 4, 1918 – December 1, 1979) was a Puerto Rican composer.

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Norah Jones

Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist.

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Norman Kilner

Norman Kilner (21 July 1895 – 28 April 1979) was an English first-class cricketer, who played 69 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1919 to 1923, and 330 matches for Warwickshire from 1924 to 1937.

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Norrie Paramor

Norman William Paramor (15 May 1914 – 9 September 1979), known professionally as Norrie Paramor, was a British record producer, composer, arranger, pianist, bandleader, and orchestral conductor.

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North American Aerospace Defense Command

North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), known until March 1981 as the North American Air Defense Command, is a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Northern America.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.

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November 1

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November 2

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November 20

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November 21

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November 22

In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Scorpio and Sagittarius.

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November 23

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November 24

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November 26

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November 29

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November 3

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November 30

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November 5

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November 7

This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox).

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November 8

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NPR

National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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NSYNC

NSYNC (sometimes stylized as *NSYNC, N*SYNC or 'N Sync) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and launched in Germany by BMG Ariola Munich.

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Nuclear power plant

A nuclear power plant or nuclear power station is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor.

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Nuclear warfare

Nuclear warfare (sometimes atomic warfare or thermonuclear warfare) is a military conflict or political strategy in which nuclear weaponry is used to inflict damage on the enemy.

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Nuclear weapons testing

Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons.

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Nuuk

Nuuk (Godthåb) is the capital and largest city of Greenland and the municipality of Sermersooq.

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O'Hare International Airport

O'Hare International Airport, usually referred to as O'Hare Airport, Chicago O'Hare, or simply O'Hare, is an international airport located on the far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, northwest of the Loop business district, operated by the Chicago Department of Aviation and covering.

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Oberst

Oberst is a military rank in several German-speaking and Scandinavian countries, equivalent to Colonel.

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October 1

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October 28

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October 3

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October 31

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ODESSA

The ODESSA is an American codename (from the German: Organisation der ehemaligen SS-Angehörigen, meaning: Organization of Former SS Members) coined in 1946 for a possible Nazi underground escape plan at the end of World War II by a group of SS officers with the aim of facilitating secret escape routes.

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Odysseas Elytis

Odysseus Elytis (Οδυσσέας Ελύτης,, pen name of Odysseus Alepoudellis, Οδυσσέας Αλεπουδέλλης; 2 November 1911 – 18 March 1996) was regarded as a major exponent of romantic modernism in Greece and the world.

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Off the Wall

Off the Wall is the fifth studio album by American singer Michael Jackson, released on August 10, 1979 in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.

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Oh Dae-hwan

Oh Dae-hwan (born July 5, 1979) is a South Korean actor.

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Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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Oil spill

An oil spill is the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment, especially the marine ecosystem, due to human activity, and is a form of pollution.

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Ola Ullsten

Stig Kjell Olof (Ola) Ullsten (23 June 1931 – 28 May 2018) was a Swedish politician and diplomat who was Prime Minister of Sweden from 1978 to 1979 and leader of the Liberal People's Party from 1978 to 1983.

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Olga Kurylenko

Olga Konstantynivna Kurylenko (born 14 November 1979) is a French actress and model.

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Olivia Lufkin

Olivia Lufkin (born December 9, 1979), professionally known as Olivia, is a Japanese-American bilingual singer and songwriter.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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One-child policy

The one-child policy, a part of the family planning policy, was a population planning policy of China.

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OneRepublic

OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.

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Opioid overdose

An opioid overdose is toxicity due to excessive opioids.

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Orange Bowl

The Orange Bowl, officially the Capital One Orange Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an annual American college football bowl game played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac (born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada; March 9, 1979) is a Guatemalan-American actor and musician.

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Otto Robert Frisch

Otto Robert Frisch FRS (1 October 1904 – 22 September 1979) was an Austrian-British physicist.

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Oumar Kondé

Oumar Kondé (born 19 August 1979 in Binningen, Switzerland) is a former Swiss footballer.

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Pablo Aimar

Pablo César Aimar Giordano (born 3 November 1979) is a retired Argentine professional footballer and current coach of the Argentina national under-17 football team.

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Pahlavi dynasty

The Pahlavi dynasty (دودمان پهلوی) was the ruling house of the imperial state of Iran from 1925 until 1979, when the 2,500 years of continuous Persian monarchy was overthrown and abolished as a result of the Iranian Revolution.

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Pakistan–United States relations

Pakistan–United States relations refers to the bilateral relationship between Pakistan and the United States.

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Pan Halippa

Pantelimon "Pan" Halippa (1 August 1883 – 30 April 1979) was a Bessarabian and later Romanian journalist and politician.

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Paola Rey

Paola Andrea Rey Arciniegas (born December 19, 1979, in San Gil, Santander, Colombia) is a Colombian actress and model.

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Paradorn Srichaphan

Paradorn Srichaphan (ภราดร ศรีชาพันธุ์;;; born 14 June 1979) is a retired professional tennis player from Thailand.

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Paratrooper

Paratroopers are military parachutists—military personnel trained in parachuting into an operation and usually functioning as part of an airborne force.

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Park Chung-hee

Park Chung-hee (or; 14 November 1917 – 26 October 1979) was a South Korean politician, general, who served as the President of South Korea from 1963 until his assassination in 1979, assuming that office after first ruling the country as head of a military junta installed by the May 16 coup in 1961.

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Parliament of Greenland

The Inatsisartut (Inatsisartut; thing of Greenland), also known as the Parliament of Greenland in English, is the unicameral parliament (legislative branch) of Greenland, the autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.

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Parole

Parole is a temporary release of a prisoner who agrees to certain conditions before the completion of the maximum sentence period, originating from the French parole ("voice, spoken words").

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Patrick Merrill

Patrick Merrill (born February 22, 1979 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian professional lacrosse player for the Toronto Rock in the National Lacrosse League and formerly of the Toronto Nationals in Major League Lacrosse.

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Patrik Baboumian

Patrik Baboumian (پاتریک بابومیان,; born 1 July 1979) is a German strongman competitor, strength athlete and former bodybuilder, also known as a veganism promoter.

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Patryk Dominik Sztyber

Patryk Dominik Sztyber (born 4 August 1979 in Opoczno), stage name Seth, is a Polish heavy metal musician.

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Paul Maze

Paul Lucien Maze (21 May 1887 – 17 September 1979) was an Anglo-French painter.

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Paul McCartney and Wings

Paul McCartney and Wings, also known simply as Wings, were a rock band formed in 1971 by former Beatle Paul McCartney with his wife Linda on keyboards, session drummer Denny Seiwell, and former Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine.

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Paul O'Connell

Paul Jeremiah O'Connell (born 20 October 1979) is a retired Irish rugby union player.

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Paul Wexler (actor)

Paul Goodwin Wexler (May 23, 1929 – November 21, 1979), was an American character actor in feature films and on television for nearly 30 years, from 1950 until 1979.

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Paulo Ferreira

Paulo Renato Rebocho Ferreira, OIH (born 18 January 1979) is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a defender (either right or left back).

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Pavel Prokkonen

Pavel Stepanovich Prokkonen (Павел Степанович Прокконен; 16 July 1909 – 18 July 1979), born Prokofiev (Проко́фьев), was a Karelian Soviet politician.

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PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Peak oil

Peak oil is the theorized point in time when the maximum rate of extraction of petroleum is reached, after which it is expected to enter terminal decline.

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Peggy Guggenheim

Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an American art collector, bohemian and socialite.

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Penmanshiel Tunnel

Penmanshiel Tunnel is a now-disused railway tunnel near Grantshouse, Berwickshire, in the Scottish Borders region of Scotland.

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People's Army of Vietnam

The People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN; Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam), also known as the Vietnamese People's Army (VPA), is the military force of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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Per capita

Per capita is a Latin prepositional phrase: per (preposition, taking the accusative case, meaning "by means of") and capita (accusative plural of the noun caput, "head").

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Permanent Peoples' Tribunal

The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal is an international opinion tribunal founded in Bologna (Italy) on June 24, 1979 at the initiative of Senator Lelio Basso.

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Pete Doherty

Peter Doherty (born 12 March 1979) is an English musician, songwriter, actor, poet, writer, and artist.

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Pete Orr

Peterson Thomas "Pete" Orr (born June 8, 1979) is a Canadian former professional baseball infielder.

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Pete Wentz

Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born June 5, 1979) is an American musician.

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Peter Brock

Peter Geoffrey Brock (26 February 1945 – 8 September 2006), otherwise known as "Peter Perfect", "The King of the Mountain", or simply "Brocky", was one of Australia's best-known and most successful motor racing drivers.

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Peter Browngardt

Peter "Pete" Browngardt (born August 12, 1979 in Sag Harbor, New York) is an American animator, writer, voice actor, and producer, who is best known for being the creator of Cartoon Network's Uncle Grandpa, in which he also voices the title character, and its early spin-off Secret Mountain Fort Awesome.

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Peter Donald

Peter Donald (June 6, 1918 – April 20, 1979) was a British-born actor who worked in American radio and television.

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Peter Frankenfeld

Peter Frankenfeld (born Willi Julius August Frankenfeldt on 31 May 1913 in Berlin – 4 January 1979 in Hamburg) was a German comedian, radio and television personality.

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Peter Fulton

Peter Gordon Fulton (born 1 February 1979) is a former New Zealand cricketer who represents Canterbury at domestic level and has also represented New Zealand.

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Peter Mulgrew

Peter David Mulgrew (21 November 1927 – 28 November 1979) was a New Zealand mountaineer, yachtsman and businessman.

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Peter Sarno

Peter Sarno (born July 26, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for Alleghe Hockey in the Italian Serie A. He was selected in the sixth round of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, 141st overall, by the Edmonton Oilers.

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Peter Shukoff

Peter Alexis Shukoff (born August 15, 1979), also known as Nice Peter, is an American comedian, musician and Internet personality.

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Petra Majdič

Petra Majdič (born 22 December 1979 in Ljubljana) is a Slovenian former cross-country skier.

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Petra Němcová

Petra Němcová (born 24 June 1979) is a Czech model, television host and philanthropist who founded the Happy Hearts Fund.

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Petras Ciunis

Petras Ciunis (June 26, 1898 in Perloja – December 29, 1979 in Vilnius) was a Lithuanian army officer, educator.

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Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.

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Petya Dubarova

Petya Stoykova Dubarova (April 25, 1962 – December 4, 1979) was a Bulgarian poet.

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Peugeot

Peugeot is a French automotive manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA.

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Phantom Planet

Phantom Planet is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1994.

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Phases (band)

Phases (formerly known as JJAMZ and pronounced juh-jamz) is an American indie pop band from Los Angeles, California composed of Jason Boesel (Rilo Kiley/Bright Eyes/Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band), Alex Greenwald (Phantom Planet/Blackblack), Michael Runion, and Z Berg (The Like).

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Phil McGraw

Phillip Calvin McGraw (born September 1, 1950), known as Dr.

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Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers (also commonly known as the Sixers) are an American professional basketball team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

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Philips

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare.

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Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh (or; ភ្នំពេញ phnum pɨñ), formerly known as Krong Chaktomuk or Krong Chaktomuk Serimongkul (ក្រុងចតុមុខសិរិមង្គល), is the capital and most populous city in Cambodia.

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Phosphate

A phosphate is chemical derivative of phosphoric acid.

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Pierre Bouvier

Pierre Charles Bouvier (born 9 May 1979) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, composer and actor who is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Simple Plan.

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Pierre Roland

Pierre Roland (born Pierre Roland Christy; 14 April 1979 in Jakarta, Indonesia) is an Indonesian actor.

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Pink (singer)

Alecia Beth Moore (born September 8, 1979), known professionally as Pink (stylized as), is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.

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Pinyin

Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Pioneer 11

Pioneer 11 (also known as Pioneer G) is a robotic space probe launched by NASA on April 6, 1973 to study the asteroid belt, the environment around Jupiter and Saturn, solar wind and cosmic rays.

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Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Plains, Georgia

Plains is a town in Sumter County, Georgia, United States.

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Planet

A planet is an astronomical body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity, is not massive enough to cause thermonuclear fusion, and has cleared its neighbouring region of planetesimals.

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Playboy

Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.

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Pluto

Pluto (minor planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune.

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Pol Pot

Pol Pot (ប៉ុល ពត; 19 May 1925 – 15 April 1998) was a Cambodian revolutionary and politician who served as the Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea from 1976 to 1979.

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Polisario Front

The Polisario Front, Frente Polisario, FRELISARIO or simply POLISARIO, from the Spanish abbreviation of Frente Popular de Liberación de Saguía el Hamra y Río de Oro ("Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Río de Oro" الجبهة الشعبية لتحرير ساقية الحمراء و وادي الذهب Al-Jabhat Al-Sha'abiyah Li-Tahrir Saqiya Al-Hamra'a wa Wadi Al-Dhahab, Front populaire de Libération de la Seguia el Hamra et du Rivière d'or), is a Sahrawi rebel national liberation movement aiming to end Moroccan presence in the Western Sahara.

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Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.

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Predrag Đajić

Predrag Đajić (Предраг Ђајић) (1 May 1922 in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes – 13 May 1979 in Warsaw, Poland) was a notable Bosnian Serb and Yugoslav footballer.

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President of Afghanistan

The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is Ashraf Ghani.

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President of Angola

The President of the Republic of Angola (Presidente da República de Angola in Portuguese) is both head of state and head of government in Angola.

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President of Ecuador

The President of the Republic of Ecuador (Presidente de la República del Ecuador) serves as both the head of state and head of government of Ecuador, is the highest political office in the country as the head of the executive branch of government.

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President of France

The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.

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President of Ghana

The President of the Republic of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana, as well as Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces.

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President of Mexico

The President of Mexico (Presidente de México), officially known as the President of the United Mexican States (Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is the head of state and government of Mexico.

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President of Pakistan

The President of Pakistan (صدر مملکت پاکستان —), is the ceremonial head of state of Pakistan and a figurehead who represents the "unity of the Republic." in Chapter 1: The President, Part III: The Federation of Pakistan in the Constitution of Pakistan.

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President of South Korea

The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the South Korean constitution, the chairperson of the cabinet, the chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of South Korea.

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President of the Dominican Republic

The President of the Dominican Republic (Presidente de la República Dominicana) is both the head of state and head of government of the Dominican Republic.

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Preslaysa Edwards

Preslaysa Edwards (born June 11, 1979 in New Brunswick, New Jersey) is an American actress best known for playing Cindy Ornette on Nickelodeon's The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, which aired from 1996 to 1998.

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Prime Minister of Afghanistan

The Prime Minister of Afghanistan was a post in the Afghan government.

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Prime Minister of Bangladesh

The Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (translit) is the Head of the Government of Bangladesh.

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Prime Minister of Canada

The Prime Minister of Canada (Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Canada's head of government, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or Governor General of Canada on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution.

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Prime Minister of Estonia

The Prime Minister of Estonia (Estonian: Eesti Vabariigi peaminister, literally translated as Head Minister of Estonia) is the head of government of the Republic of Estonia.

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Prime Minister of Lebanon

The Prime Minister of Lebanon, officially the President of the Council of Ministers, is the head of government and the head of the Council of Ministers.

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Prime Minister of Pakistan

The Prime Minister of Pakistan (وزِیرِ اعظم —,; lit. "Grand Vizier") is the head of government of Pakistan and designated as the "chief executive of the Republic".

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Prime Minister of Sweden

The Prime Minister (statsminister, literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in Sweden.

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.

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Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, Duke of Värmland (Carl Philip Edmund Bertil; born 13 May 1979) is the only son and the second of three children of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.

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Prince Edward Islands

The Prince Edward Islands are two small islands in the sub-antarctic Indian Ocean that are part of South Africa.

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Princess Hilda of Luxembourg (1897–1979)

Princess Hilda of Luxembourg (Hilda Sophie Marie Adélaïde Wilhelmine de Nassau-Weilburg, Princesse de Luxembourg; 15 February 1897, Berg Castle, Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg – 8 September 1979, Berg Castle, Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg) was a Princess of Luxembourg by birth and the Princess of Schwarzenberg by marriage.

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Pro Football Hall of Fame

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.

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Professional diving

Professional diving is diving where the divers are paid for their work.

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Progressive Conservative Party of Canada

No description.

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Provisional Irish Republican Army

The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.

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Puebla

Puebla, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Puebla (Estado Libre y Soberano de Puebla) is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.

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Pythagoras Papastamatiou

Pythagoras Papastamatiou (Πυθαγόρας Παπασταματίου, 12 April 1930 – November 12, 1979), mainly known by the mononym Pythagoras, was a Greek lyricist and playwright.

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Rachael Leigh Cook

Rachael Leigh Cook (born October 4, 1979) is an American actress, model, voice artist, and producer, who is best known for her starring role in films She's All That (1999), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), and the television series Into the West and Perception, as well as being the voice behind various characters in Robot Chicken and Tifa Lockhart in the Final Fantasy series, starting with the English version of the film Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.

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Rachel Corrie

Rachel Aliene Corrie (April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003) from Olympia, Washington, was an American activist and diarist.

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Rachele Mussolini

Rachele Mussolini (née Guidi; 11 April 1890 – 30 October 1979) was the wife of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.

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Rafael Filiberto Bonnelly

Rafael Filiberto Bonnelly Fondeur (August 22, 1904 – December 28, 1979) was a lawyer, scholar, diplomat, and, from 1962 until 1963, the President of the Dominican Republic, before he was president, he was vice president of the country from 1960 to 1962.

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Rafael Márquez

Rafael Márquez Álvarez (born 13 February 1979) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for the Mexico national team.

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Rainbow Sun Francks

Rainbow Sun Francks (born December 3, 1979) is a Canadian actor and singer known for his role as Lt.

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Randy McMichael

Randy Montez McMichael (born June 28, 1979) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League (NFL).

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Rashad Evans

Rashad Anton Evans (born September 25, 1979) is an American former mixed martial artist.

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Rasual Butler

Rasual Butler (May 23, 1979 – January 31, 2018) was an American professional basketball player.

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Ray Genet

Ray Genet (July 27, 1931 – October 2, 1979), often referred to by the nickname Pirate, was a Swiss-born American mountaineer.

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Raymond Washington

Raymond Lee Washington (August 14, 1953 – August 9, 1979) was an American gangster, known as the founder of the Crips gang in Los Angeles, California.

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Rebecca DiPietro

Rebecca DiPietro (born April 14, 1979) is an American model, former professional wrestling valet and retired professional wrestler who is best known for her time as the backstage interviewer on WWE's ECW brand.

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Red Army Faction

The Red Army Faction (RAF; German),See the section ''Faction'' versus ''Fraktion'' also known as the Baader-Meinhof Group or Baader-Meinhof Gang, was a West German far-left militant organization founded in 1970.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Reginald Maudling

Reginald Maudling (7 March 1917 – 14 February 1979) was a British politician who held several Cabinet posts, including Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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Reidar Waaler

Reidar Waaler (February 12, 1894 – February 5, 1979) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I.

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RENAMO

The Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO; Resistência Nacional Moçambicana) is a militant organization and political movement in Mozambique.

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Renato Chiantoni

Renato Chiantoni (19 April 1906 – 24 December 1979) was an Italian actor and voice actor.

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Renault

Groupe Renault is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899.

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Republic of Korea Army

The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA; 대한민국 육군; Hanja: 大韓民國 陸軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Yuk-gun), also known as the ROK Army, is the army of South Korea, responsible for ground-based warfare.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Rhodesia

Rhodesia was an unrecognised state in southern Africa from 1965 to 1979, equivalent in territory to modern Zimbabwe.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Richard Beckinsale

Richard Arthur Beckinsale (6 July 1947 – 19 March 1979) was an English actor, who played Lennie Godber in the BBC sitcom Porridge (along with its sequel series Going Straight) and Alan Moore in the British ITV sitcom Rising Damp.

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Richard Hearne

Richard Lewis Hearne, OBE (30 January 1908 – 23 August 1979) was an English actor, comedian, producer and writer.

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Richard Rodgers

Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music.

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Richard Tecwyn Williams

Richard Tecwyn Williams FRS (20 February 1909 – 29 December 1979) was a Welsh biochemist who founded the systematic study of xenobiotic metabolism with the publication of his book Detoxication mechanisms in 1947.

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Richard Ward (actor)

Richard Ward (March 15, 1915 – July 1, 1979) was a gravel-voiced African American actor on the stage, television, and in films, from 1949 until his death.

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Rick Baxter

Rick Baxter (born July 18, 1979) is an American businessman and politician from Michigan.

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Rick Gonzalez

Rick Gonzalez (born June 30, 1979) is an American actor.

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Rick Joseph

Ricardo Emelindo Joseph Harrigan (August 24, 1939 – September 8, 1979) was a Dominican Major League Baseball corner infielder who played for the Kansas City Athletics and the Philadelphia Phillies in parts of three seasons spanning 1964–1970.

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Rick Mears

Rick Ravon Mears (born December 3, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas), also known by the nickname "Rocket Rick," is a retired American race car driver. He is one of three men to win the Indianapolis 500 four times (1979, 1984, 1988, 1991), and is the current record-holder for pole positions in the race with six (1979, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991). Mears is also a three-time Indycar series/World Series champion (1979, 1981 and 1982).

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Ricky Carmichael

Ricky Carmichael (born November 27, 1979 in Clearwater, Florida) is a former motocross racer known for his success in motocross in the early 2000s, having won the AMA Motocross Championship 450cc class seven times and the AMA Supercross Championship 450cc class five times.

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Rider Strong

Rider King Strong (born December 11, 1979), is an American actor, director, voice actor, producer and screenwriter.

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Rie Kugimiya

is a Japanese voice actress and singer affiliated with I'm Enterprise.

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Rie Tanaka

is a Japanese singer and voice actress.

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Right-wing terrorism

Right-wing terrorism is terrorism motivated by a variety of ideologies and beliefs, including Islamophobia, anti-communism, neo-fascism and neo-Nazism, and a mindset against abortion.

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Rikers Island

Rikers Island is New York City's main jail complex, as well as the name of the island on which it sits, on the East River between Queens and the mainland Bronx, adjacent to the runways of LaGuardia Airport.

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Riki Lindhome

Erika "Riki" Lindhome (born March 5, 1979) is an American actress, comedian, and musician.

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Rinderpest

Rinderpest (also cattle plague or steppe murrain) was an infectious viral disease of cattle, domestic buffalo, and many other species of even-toed ungulates, including buffaloes, large antelope and deer, giraffes, wildebeests, and warthogs.

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Rings of Jupiter

The planet Jupiter has a system of rings known as the rings of Jupiter or the Jovian ring system.

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Rise Against

Rise Against is an American punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999.

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Ritchie Neville

Richard Neville Dobson (born 23 August 1979) is an English sommelier, restaurateur and singer.

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Rob Slotemaker

Rob "Sloot" Slotemaker (13 June 1929 in Batavia – 16 September 1979 in Zandvoort) was a Dutch racing driver.

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Robert Burns Woodward

Robert Burns Woodward (April 10, 1917 – July 8, 1979) was an American organic chemist.

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Robert William Wood

Robert William Wood (March 4, 1889 – March 14, 1979) was an American landscape painter.

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Roberto Luongo

Roberto Luongo (born April 4, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film.

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Robyn

Robin Miriam Carlsson (born 12 June 1979), known as Robyn, is a Swedish singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Rock Cartwright

Roderick Rashaun Cartwright (born December 3, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL).

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Rock opera

A rock opera is a collection of rock music songs with lyrics that relate to a common story.

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Rod Stewart

Sir Roderick David Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter.

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Roddy McMillan

Roddy McMillan (23 March 1923 – 9 July 1979) was a Scottish actor and playwright, possibly most famous for his comedy role as Para Handy for BBC Scotland's television series, The Vital Spark.

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Roger Penske

Roger Searle Penske (born February 20, 1937) is an American entrepreneur involved in professional auto racing.

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Romania

Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.

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Romanization

Romanization or romanisation, in linguistics, is the conversion of writing from a different writing system to the Roman (Latin) script, or a system for doing so.

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Ron Ng

Ron Ng Cheuk-hei (born 2 September 1979) is a Hong Kong TVB actor, singer, professional dancer and model.

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Rootes Group

The Rootes Group or Rootes Motors Limited was a British automobile manufacturer and, separately a major motor distributors and dealers business.

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Rosamund Pike

Rosamund Mary Ellen Pike (born 27 January 1979) is an English actress who began her acting career by appearing in stage productions such as Romeo and Juliet and Skylight.

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Rosario Dawson

Rosario Isabel Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, producer, singer, comic book writer, and political activist.

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Rosario María Gutiérrez Eskildsen

María del Rosario Gutiérrez Eskildsen (Villahermosa, Tabasco, April 16, 1899 – Mexico City May 12, 1979) was a Mexican lexicographer, linguist, educator, and poet who is remembered for her studies on the regional peculiarities of speech in her home state of Tabasco as well as for her pioneering work as a teacher and pedagogue in Tabasco and throughout Mexico.

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Rose Byrne

Mary Rose Byrne (born July 24, 1979) is an Australian actress.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Rudi Johnson

Burudi Ali "Rudi" Johnson (born October 1, 1979) is a former American football running back who played eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL).

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Ruhollah Khomeini

Sayyid Ruhollah Mūsavi Khomeini (سید روح‌الله موسوی خمینی; 24 September 1902 – 3 June 1989), known in the Western world as Ayatollah Khomeini, was an Iranian Shia Islam religious leader and politician.

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Rutina Wesley

Rutina Wesley (born February 1, 1979) is an American actress.

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Ryan Malcolm

Ryan Michael Malcolm (born October 13, 1979) is a Canadian singer best known as the winner of the first season of Canadian Idol.

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Ryan Max Riley

Ryan Max Riley (born May 15, 1979) is a novelist, humorist, and athlete who was a humor writer for The Harvard Lampoon.

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Ryan Tedder

Ryan Benjamin Tedder (born June 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

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S Club 7

S Club 7 were an English pop group from London created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller consisting of members Tina Barrett, Paul Cattermole, Rachel Stevens, Jo O'Meara, Hannah Spearritt, Bradley McIntosh, and Jon Lee.

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S. J. Perelman

Sidney Joseph "S.

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Saad Jumaa

Saad Mohammad Jumaa (سعد جمعه; 1916 – 19 August 1979) was a Jordanian politician and a former Prime Minister of Jordan.

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Sabina Babayeva

Sabina Babayeva (Səbinə Babayeva, Сәбинә Бабајева, سبینه بابایوا; born 2 December 1979, Baku) is an Azerbaijani singer.

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Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.

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Sahara

The Sahara (الصحراء الكبرى,, 'the Great Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic.

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Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

The Sahrawi Republic, officially the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR; also romanized with Saharawi; República Árabe Saharaui Democrática; الجمهورية العربية الصحراوية الديمقراطية), is a partially recognized state that controls a thin strip of area in the Western Sahara region and claims sovereignty over the entire territory of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony and later province.

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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia (Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign state in the Lesser Antilles island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lies in the West Indies at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean.

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Sally Rand

Sally Rand (April 3, 1904 – August 31, 1979) was a burlesque dancer, vedette and actress, most noted for her ostrich feather fan dance and balloon bubble dance.

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah.

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Salvadoran Civil War

The Salvadoran Civil War was a conflict between the military-led government of El Salvador and the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), a coalition or "umbrella organization" of several left-wing groups.

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Salvatore Cascio

Salvatore "Totò" Cascio (born 8 November 1979) is an Italian film and television actor.

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Sam Hornish Jr.

Samuel Jon "Sam" Hornish Jr. (born July 2, 1979) is an American semi-retired professional auto racing driver.

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Samoa Joe

Nuufolau Joel Seanoa (born March 17, 1979), better known by his ring name Samoa Joe, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE and performing on the SmackDown brand.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Sander van Doorn

Sander Ketelaars (born 28 February 1979), better known by his stage name Sander van Doorn, is a Dutch electronic dance music producer and disc jockey.

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Sandinista National Liberation Front

The Sandinista National Liberation Front (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional, FSLN) is a democratic socialist political party in Nicaragua.

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Sandra Klösel

Sandra Klösel (born 22 June 1979 in Oberkirch, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany) is a former professional female tennis player from Germany.

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Sara Bareilles

Sara Beth Bareilles (born December 7, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter, actress and author.

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Sara Rue

Sara Rue (born January 26, 1979) is an American actress.

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Sarah Balabagan

Sarah Balabagan-Sereno (pronounced Ba-la-BAH-gan; born August 16, 1979) is a Filipina who was imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates from 1994–1996 for murder.

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Sarah Thompson (actress)

Sarah Thompson Kane (born October 25, 1979) is an American actress best known for her role as Eve in Angel (2003–2004) and Rose in 7th Heaven (2005–2006).

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Saturn

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter.

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Sayuri Katayama

is a Japanese singer, stage actress and songwriter.

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Sándor Kocsis

Sándor Péter Kocsis (21 September 1929 – 22 July 1979) was a Hungarian footballer who played for Ferencváros TC, Budapest Honvéd, Young Fellows Zürich, FC Barcelona and Hungary as a striker.

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Sébastien Bourdais

Sébastien Olivier Bourdais (born 28 February 1979) is a French professional racing driver, who resides in St.

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Süleyman Demirel

Sami Süleyman Gündoğdu Demirel (1 November 1924 – 17 June 2015) was a Turkish statesman and political leader who served as the 9th President of Turkey from 1993 to 2000.

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School uniform

A school uniform is a uniform worn by students primarily for a school or otherwise educational institution.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scott Robinson (singer)

Scott James Timothy Robinson (born 22 November 1979 in Essex, England) is an English singer best known for being a member of the boy band Five.

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Scottish devolution referendum, 1979

The Scottish referendum of 1979 was a post-legislative referendum to decide whether there was sufficient support for a Scottish Assembly proposed in the Scotland Act 1978 among the Scottish electorate.

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Screen Junkies

Screen Junkies is an online movie magazine and YouTube channel, owned and operated by Defy Media, that focuses on movies and television.

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Seattle SuperSonics

The Seattle SuperSonics, commonly known as the Sonics, were an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington.

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Sebastien Grainger

Sebastien Alexandre Grainger (born 11 April 1979) is a Canadian singer and musician, best known as drummer and singer of the alt-rock duo Death from Above and the singer and guitarist for his band Sebastien Grainger and The Mountains.

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Second Nigerian Republic

Following the assassination of Nigerian military Head of State, General Murtala Mohammed in 1976, his successor General Olusegun Obasanjo initiated the transition process to terminate military rule in 1979.

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Secretary-General of the United Nations

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG or just SG) is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.

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Senhit (singer)

Senhit Zadik Zadik known as Senhit (previously Senit) (born 1 October 1979 in Bologna) is an Italian singer of Eritrean descent.

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September 1

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September 10

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September 11

Between the years AD 1900 and 2099, September 11 of the Gregorian calendar is the leap day of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars.

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September 12

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September 13

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September 14

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September 15

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September 16

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September 17

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September 18

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September 19

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September 2

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September 20

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September 21

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September 22

It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

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September 23

It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

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September 24

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September 25

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September 26

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September 27

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September 28

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September 29

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September 3

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September 30

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September 4

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September 5

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September 6

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September 7

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September 8

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September 9

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Serbs of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Serbs of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbian and Bosnian: Срби у Босни и Херцеговини / Srbi u Bosni i Hercegovini) are one of the three constitutive nations (State-forming nations) of the country, predominantly residing in the political-territorial entity of Republika Srpska.

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Serge Klarsfeld

Serge Klarsfeld (born 17 September 1935) is a Romanian-born French activist and Nazi hunter known for documenting the Holocaust in order to establish the record and to enable the prosecution of war criminals.

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Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.

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Sex reassignment surgery

Sex reassignment surgery or SRS (also known as gender reassignment surgery, gender confirmation surgery, genital reconstruction surgery, gender-affirming surgery, or sex realignment surgery) is the surgical procedure (or procedures) by which a transgender person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that socially associated with their identified gender.

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Shah

Shah (Šāh, pronounced, "king") is a title given to the emperors, kings, princes and lords of Iran (historically also known as Persia).

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Shamita Shetty

Shamita Shetty (born 2 February 1979) is an Indian Bollywood actress and interior designer.

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Shane Filan

Shane Steven Filan (born 5 July 1979) is an Irish singer-songwriter.

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Shane Van Dyke

Shane Van Dyke (born August 28, 1979) is an American television and film actor, film director, and screenwriter.

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Shannon Moore

Shannon Moore (born July 27, 1979) is an American professional wrestler.

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Sharon Chan

Sharon Chan (born 17 January 1979) is a Hong Kong actress and model.

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Shawn Ashmore

Shawn Robert Ashmore (born October 7, 1979) is a Canadian film and television actor.

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Sheldon Lee Glashow

Sheldon Lee Glashow (born December 5, 1932) is a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist.

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Shelley Calene-Black

Shelley Calene-Black is an American actress who has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films and television series.

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Shin'ichirō Tomonaga

, usually cited as Sin-Itiro Tomonaga in English, was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum electrodynamics, work for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 along with Richard Feynman and Julian Schwinger.

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Shinhwa

Shinhwa is a South Korean six-member boy band based in Seoul, composed of Eric Mun, Lee Min-woo, Kim Dong-wan, Shin Hye-sung, Jun Jin, and Andy Lee.

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Shinji Ono

is a Japanese footballer who plays as a midfielder for J1 League club Consadole Sapporo.

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Shola Ama

Shola Ama (born 8 March 1979) is an English R&B singer from London, who scored her biggest hit in 1997 with a cover of Turley Richards' "You Might Need Somebody".

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Shooting of Alton Sterling

On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old African American was fatally shot several times at close range by two white Baton Rouge Police Department officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Show Lo

Show Lo (born July 30, 1979) is a Taiwanese singer, actor and host.

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Shower Posse

The Shower Posse is a Jamaican gang which is involved with drug and arms smuggling.

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Siad Barre

Mohamed Siad Barre (Maxamed Siyaad Barre; محمد سياد بري; October 6, 1919 – January 2, 1995) was a Somali politician who served as the President of the Somali Democratic Republic from 1969 to 1991.

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Sid Ahmed Rezala

Sid Ahmed Rezala (May 13, 1979 – June 28, 2000) was an Algerian-born French serial killer, dubbed "The Killer of the Trains".

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Sid Vicious

Sid Vicious (born Simon John Ritchie, 10 May 1957 – 2 February 1979) was an English bassist and vocalist.

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Sigrid Schauman

Sigrid Maria Schauman (born 24 December 1877 in Chuguyev, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) - died 22 February 1979 in Helsinki, Finland) was a Finnish artist and art critic.

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Silverchair

Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992 as Innocent Criminals in Merewether, Newcastle with the line-up of Ben Gillies on drums, Daniel Johns on vocals and guitars, and Chris Joannou on bass guitar.

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Simca

Simca (Société Industrielle de Mécanique et Carrosserie Automobile; Mechanical and Automotive Body Manufacturing Company) was a French automaker, founded in November 1934 by Fiat and directed from July 1935 to May 1963 by Italian Henri Théodore Pigozzi.

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Simon Neil

Simon Alexander Neil (born 31 August 1979) is a Scottish vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter.

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Simon Webbe

Simon Solomon Webbe (born 30 March 1978) is an English singer-songwriter, actor, rapper and music manager.

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Simona Amânar

Simona Amânar (born October 7, 1979) is a Romanian former artistic gymnast.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Sino-Vietnamese War

The Sino-Vietnamese War (Chiến tranh biên giới Việt-Trung), also known as the Third Indochina War, was a brief border war fought between the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in early 1979.

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Sioen

Frederik Sioen (born 14 July 1979), better known by his stage name Sioen, is a Belgian singer and songwriter.

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Siti Nurhaliza

Dato' Sri, or occasionally Datin Sri, Siti Nurhaliza binti Tarudin SSAP, DIMP, JSM, SAP, PMP, AAP (Jawi: سيتي نورهاليزا بنت تارودين; IPA:; born 11 January 1979) is a Malaysian singer and businesswoman.

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Skylab

Skylab was the United States' space station that orbited the Earth from 1973 to 1979, when it fell back to Earth amid huge worldwide media attention.

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Smallpox

Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.

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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.

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Snooker

Snooker is a cue sport which originated among British Army officers stationed in India in the latter half of the 19th century.

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Soft gamma repeater

A soft gamma repeater (SGR) is an astronomical object which emits large bursts of gamma-rays and X-rays at irregular intervals.

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Solar eclipse of February 26, 1979

A total solar eclipse occurred in North America on Monday, February 26, 1979.

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Somalia

Somalia (Soomaaliya; aṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of SomaliaThe Federal Republic of Somalia is the country's name per Article 1 of the.

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Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay (November 14, 1885 – December 5, 1979) was a Ukrainian-born French artist, who spent most of her working life in Paris and, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colors and geometric shapes.

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Sonja Vectomov

Sonja Vectomov (born 21 May 1979) is a Czech-Finnish electronic musician and composer who descends from a family rooted in the classical music world.

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor (born 10 April 1979) is an English singer, songwriter and model.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Southern Rhodesia

The Colony of Southern Rhodesia was a self-governing British Crown colony in southern Africa from 1923 to 1980, the predecessor state of modern Zimbabwe.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Soviet–Afghan War

The Soviet–Afghan War lasted over nine years, from December 1979 to February 1989.

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Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.

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Space Shuttle Columbia

Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.

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Special Patrol Group

The Special Patrol Group (SPG) was a unit of Greater London's Metropolitan Police Service, responsible for providing a centrally-based mobile capability for combating serious public disorder and crime that could not be dealt with by local divisions.

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Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps

The Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps (SLAWC) was formed on September 1, 1979 as an unarmed, noncombatant support unit.

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Stacey Dales

Stacey Dales (born September 5, 1979) is a Canadian former basketball player and a current reporter on the NFL Network.

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Stacy Keibler

Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler (born October 14, 1979) is an American actress, dancer and model, as well as a former cheerleader and professional wrestler, specifically known for her work with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

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Stan Kenton

Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was an American popular music and jazz artist.

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Standard Chinese

Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin, Standard Mandarin, or simply Mandarin, is a standard variety of Chinese that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan (de facto), and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.

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Stanley R. Mullard

Stanley Robert Mullard, (1 November 1883 – 1 September 1979) was an English industrialist who founded the Mullard electronics company.

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Robert Wise and based on the television series of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry, who also served as its producer.

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Stat Quo

Stanley Benton (born July 24, 1978), better known as Stat Quo, is an American rapper, producer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

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State President of South Africa

The State President of the Republic of South Africa (Staatspresident) was the head of state of South Africa from 1961 to 1994.

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Stefan Wiechecki

Stefan Wiechecki (pen-name Wiech; 10 August 1896 – 26 July 1979) was a Polish writer and journalist.

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Stephanie Anne Mills

Stephanie Anne Mills (born March 7, 1979) is a Canadian actress from Edmonton, Alberta.

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Steve Brooks (jockey)

Steve Brooks (August 12, 1922 – September 23, 1979) was an American Hall of Fame jockey.

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Steven Weinberg

Steven Weinberg (born May 3, 1933) is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles.

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Stipe Pletikosa

Stipe Pletikosa (born 8 January 1979) is a Croatian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) were two rounds of bilateral conferences and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet Union, the Cold War superpowers, on the issue of arms control.

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Stuart Fielden

Stuart Fielden (born 14 September 1979) is an English former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.

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Stuart Heisler

Stuart Heisler (December 5, 1896 – August 21, 1979) was an American film and television director.

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Sudeten Germans

German Bohemians, later known as the Sudeten Germans, were ethnic Germans living in the lands of the Bohemian Crown, which later became an integral part of the state of Czechoslovakia.

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Summer Altice

Summer Danielle Altice (born December 23, 1979) is an American fashion model and actress.

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Sung Si-kyung

Sung Si-kyung (born April 17, 1979) is a South Korean singer, songwriter, radio DJ, host and actor.

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Super 8 (2011 film)

Super 8 is a 2011 American science fiction horror film written, co-produced, and directed by J. J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg.

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Super Bowl XIII

Super Bowl XIII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Dallas Cowboys to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1978 season.

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Superliner (railcar)

The Superliner is a type of bilevel intercity railroad passenger car used by Amtrak, the national rail passenger carrier in the United States.

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Supreme Allied Commander

Supreme Allied Commander is the title held by the most senior commander within certain multinational military alliances.

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Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures

The office of the Surveyor of the King's/Queen's Pictures, in the Royal Collection Department of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom, is responsible for the care and maintenance of the royal collection of pictures owned by the Sovereign in an official capacity – as distinct from those owned privately and displayed at Sandringham House and Balmoral Castle and elsewhere.

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Susan Eldridge

Susan Eldridge (born October 7, 1979) is an American model.

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Susana Diazayas

Susana Diazayas (born Susana Arlett Diazayas Jimeno on February 26, 1979 in Toluca, State of Mexico, Mexico) is a Mexican actress.

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Sverdlovsk anthrax leak

The Sverdlovsk anthrax leak was an incident in which spores of anthrax were accidentally released from the Sverdlovsk-19a military research facility on the southern edge of the city of Sverdlovsk (formerly, and now again, Yekaterinburg) on April 2, 1979.

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Svetlana Khorkina

Svetlana Vasilyevna Khorkina (Светлана Васильевна Хоркина; born 19 January 1979) is a retired Russian artistic gymnast.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish Americans

Swedish Americans (Svenskamerikaner) are an American ethnic group of people who have ancestral roots from Sweden.

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Taavi Rõivas

Taavi Rõivas (born 26 September 1979) is an Estonian politician, former leader of the Reform Party and former Prime Minister of Estonia.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Taizō Sugimura

is a Japanese politician and a member of the Diet of Japan, representing the Liberal Democratic Party until 2009.

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Talcott Parsons

Talcott Parsons (December 13, 1902 – May 8, 1979) was an American sociologist of the classical tradition, best known for his social action theory and structural functionalism.

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Tamyra Gray

Tamyra Monica Gray (born July 26, 1979) is an American actress, singer and songwriter, who finished fourth place on the first season of the musical reality competition American Idol in 2002.

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Tang Gonghong

Tang Gonghong (born March 5, 1979 in Fushan, Yantai, Shandong) is a female Chinese weightlifter who competed in the 2003 Afro-Asian Games and 2004 Summer Olympics.

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Tang Wei

Tang Wei (born 7 October 1979) is a Chinese actress.

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Tanya Tate

Tanya Tate (born 31 March 1979 in Liverpool, England) is the stage name of an English glamour model, writer, international cosplayer, and pornographic actress.

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Tanzania

Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a sovereign state in eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

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Taoiseach

The Taoiseach (pl. Taoisigh) is the prime minister, chief executive and head of government of Ireland.

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Tara Summers

Tara Summers (born 19 December 1979) is an English actress.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Tatyana Ali

Tatyana Marisol Ali (born January 24, 1979) is an American actress and singer.

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Tavia Yeung

Tavia Yeung Yi (born 30 August 1979) is an Hong Kong actress under Hong Kong's Television Broadcast Limited or TVB.

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Tawakkol Karman

Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Karman (توكل عبد السلام خالد كرمان Tawakkul ‘Abd us-Salām Karmān; also Romanized Tawakul, Tawakel) (born 7 February 1979) is a Yemeni journalist, politician, and human rights activist.

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Ted Anderson

Edward Walton "Ted" Anderson (17 July 1911 – 23 March 1979) was an English footballer, who played at either full-back or wing-half.

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Ted Geoghegan

Filmmaker and publicist Ted Geoghegan (born August 10, 1979 in Beaverton, Oregon, United States) grew up in Great Falls, Montana, attending private and public schools and studying film extensively.

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Ted Kaczynski

Theodore John Kaczynski (born May 22, 1942), also known as the Unabomber, is an American domestic terrorist.

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Ted Kennedy

Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served in the United States Senate from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009.

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Tehran

Tehran (تهران) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.

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Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (born 5 June 1942) is an Equatoguinean politician who has been President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979.

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Teoh Beng Hock

Teoh Beng Hock (20 April 1979 – 1 July 2009) was a Malaysian journalist and political aide to Ean Yong Hian Wah, a member of the Selangor state legislative assembly and state executive council.

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Terengganu Sultanate

Sultan of Terengganu is the title of the constitutional head of Terengganu state in Malaysia.

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Thailand

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.

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The Amazing Race Canada

The Amazing Race Canada (Canadian French: The Amazing Race Canada: Une Course Contre la Montre) is a reality television competition series that features teams in a grueling race across Canada and the world.

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The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats are an Irish rock band that had a series of Irish and UK hits between 1977 and 1985.

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The Castle of Cagliostro

is a 1979 Japanese animated action-adventure comedy film co-written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as his feature film debut.

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The Dukes of Hazzard

The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy television series that aired on CBS from January 26, 1979, to February 8, 1985.

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The Fratellis

The Fratellis are a Scottish rock band from Glasgow, formed in 2005.

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The Game (rapper)

Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), better known by his stage name The Game (or simply Game), is an American rapper and actor.

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The Hustle (song)

"The Hustle" is a disco song by songwriter/arranger Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony.

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The Libertines

The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar).

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The McGuire Twins

Billy Leon McCrary (December 7, 1946 – July 14, 1979) and Benny Loyd McCrary (December 7, 1946 – March 26, 2001), known together as The McGuire Twins, were American professional wrestlers listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "World's Heaviest Twins" (and, respectively).

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The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie is a 1979 musical road comedy movie and the first theatrical film featuring the Muppets.

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The Rasmus

The Rasmus is a Finnish rock band that formed in 1994 in Helsinki while the band members were still in upper comprehensive school.

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The Script

The Script is an Irish rock band formed in 2007 in Dublin, Ireland.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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The Wall

The Wall is the eleventh studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd.

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The Who

The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.

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The Who concert disaster

The Who concert disaster occurred on December 3, 1979 when British rock band the Who performed at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, and a stampede of concert-goers outside the coliseum's entry doors resulted in the deaths of eleven people.

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Theodora Kroeber

Theodora Kracaw Kroeber Quinn (March 24, 1897 – July 4, 1979) was a writer and anthropologist, best known for her accounts of Ishi, the last member of the Yahi tribe of California, and for her retelling of traditional narratives from several Native Californian cultures.

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Theodore Schultz

Theodore William "Ted" Schultz (30 April 1902 – 26 February 1998) was an American economist, Nobel Laureate, and chairman of the Chicago School of Economics.

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This Old House

This Old House is an American home improvement media brand with television shows, a magazine and a website, ThisOldHouse.com.

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Thomas McMahon (Irish republican)

Thomas McMahon (born 1948) is a former volunteer in the South Armagh Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), and was one of the IRA's most experienced bomb-makers.

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Thorbjörn Fälldin

Nils Olof Thorbjörn Fälldin (24 April 1926 – 23 July 2016) was a Swedish politician.

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Three Mile Island accident

The Three Mile Island accident occurred on March 28, 1979, in reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI-2) in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg.

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Tian Liang

Tian Liang (born August 27, 1979 in Chongqing) is a male Chinese actor and former diver.

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Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Sarac Haddish (born December 3, 1979) is an American comedian and actress.

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Tim McIlrath

Timothy James "Tim" McIlrath (born November 3, 1978) is an American punk rock musician.

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Tiris al-Gharbiyya

Tiris al-Gharbiyya (تيرس الغربية, "Western Tiris") was the name for the area of Western Sahara under Mauritanian control between 1975 and 1979.

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Tituss Burgess

Tituss Burgess (born February 21, 1979) is an American actor and singer.

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Todd Kelly

Todd Kelly (born 9 October 1979) is a retired Australian professional racing driver who competed in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.

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Tom Bradley (American politician)

Thomas J. "Tom" Bradley (December 29, 1917September 29, 1998) was the 38th Mayor of Los Angeles, serving from 1973 to 1993.

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Tom Chaplin

Thomas Oliver Chaplin (born 8 March 1979), is an English singer-songwriter, musician and composer, best known as the lead singer of the British pop rock band Keane.

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Tom Kurzanski

Tom Kurzanski (born April 8, 1979) is a comic book artist in Denver, Colorado.

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Tom Truscott

Tom Truscott is an American computer scientist best known for creating Usenet with Jim Ellis, when both were graduate students at Duke University.

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Tomiko Van

, is a Japanese pop singer and occasional actress.

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Tommy Leonetti

Tommy Leonetti (10 September 192915 September 1979) was an American pop singer-songwriter and actor of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

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Tony Galento

Domenico Antonio Galento (March 12, 1910 – July 22, 1979) was an American heavyweight boxer.

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Tony Lundon

Anthony William James "Tony" Lundon (born 13 April 1979, in Galway) is an Irish singer, dancer, cinematographer, director, producer, writer, presenter plus actor.

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Torture

Torture (from the Latin tortus, "twisted") is the act of deliberately inflicting physical or psychological pain in order to fulfill some desire of the torturer or compel some action from the victim.

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Tracy McGrady

Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr. (born May 24, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player who is best known for his career in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he played as both a shooting guard and small forward.

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Travis Fimmel

Travis Fimmel (born 15 July 1979) is an Australian actor and former model.

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Travis Meeks

Travis Shane Meeks (born April 27, 1979) is an American musician, and is the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for acoustic rock band Days of the New.

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Traxamillion

Traxamillion is a hip hop producer from San Jose, California.

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Trevor Immelman

Trevor John Immelman (born 16 December 1979) is a South African professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, European Tour and Sunshine Tour.

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Tropical cyclone

A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.

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Tsuyoshi Domoto

is a Japanese idol, singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality.

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Tudor Owen (actor)

Roy Tudor Owen (20 January 1898 – 13 March 1979), known professionally as just Tudor Owen, was a Welsh-American character and voice actor.

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Tuffy Leemans

Alphonse Emil "Tuffy" Leemans (November 12, 1912 – January 19, 1979) was an American football fullback and halfback who played on both offense and defense.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.

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Tynwald

Tynwald (Tinvaal), or more formally, the High Court of Tynwald (Ard-whaiyl Tinvaal) or Tynwald Court is the legislature of the Isle of Man.

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Typhoon Tip

Typhoon Tip, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Warling, was the largest and most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded.

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Tyrone D. Burton

Tyrone Dorzell Burton (February 18, 1979) is an American television actor known for his role as T.K. Anderson on the sitcom, The Parent 'Hood, which he joined the cast at the 1997–1998 and the 1998–1999 seasons of the show, which was the final two seasons of the series.

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U.S. Bank Arena

U.S. Bank Arena is an indoor arena located in downtown Cincinnati, along the banks of the Ohio River, next to the Great American Ball Park.

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Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.

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Ultimate Fighting Championship

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that is owned and operated by parent company William Morris Endeavor.

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UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Kingdom general election, 1979

The 1979 United Kingdom general election was held on 3 May 1979 to elect 635 members to the British House of Commons.

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United Nations General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA or GA; Assemblée Générale AG) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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United States House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.

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United States invasion of Grenada

The United States invasion of Grenada was a 1983 invasion led by the United States of the Caribbean island nation of Grenada, which has a population of about 91,000 and is located north of Venezuela, that resulted in a U.S. victory within a matter of weeks.

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United States Secretary of the Navy

The Secretary of the Navy (or SECNAV) is a statutory officer and the head (chief executive officer) of the Department of the Navy, a military department (component organization) within the Department of Defense of the United States of America.

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Urijah Faber

Urijah Christopher Faber (born May 14, 1979) is a retired American mixed martial artist and actor who fought as a bantamweight and featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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Uruguay

Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a sovereign state in the southeastern region of South America.

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Usenet

Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers.

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Vagif Mustafazadeh

Vagif Mustafazadeh (Vaqif Mustafazadə; March 16, 1940 – December 16, 1979), also known as Vaqif Mustafa-Zadeh, was an Azerbaijani jazz pianist and composer, acclaimed for fusing jazz and the traditional Azerbaijani folk music known as mugham.

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Valentín Elizalde

Valentín Elizalde Valencia ((1 February 1979 – 25 November 2006) was a Mexican banda music singer gunned down in an ambush. Known by the nickname "El Gallo de Oro" (The Golden Rooster), his biggest Banda hits included: "Vete Ya," "Ebrio de Amor", " Vete Con Él", "Vuelve Cariñito", "Cómo Me Duele", "Vencedor", " Mi Virgencita", and "Soy Así".Héctor Tobar (25 November 2006). Mexican pop singer gunned down. Los Angeles Times Some of his songs were narcocorridos eulogizing Mexican drug lords like Vicente Carrillo Fuentes. He was allegedly murdered at the age of 27 by a member of the drug trafficking gang Los Zetas, which at that time served as the armed wing of the Gulf Cartel.

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Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi (born 16 February 1979) is an Italian professional motorcycle road racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion.

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Van McCoy

Van Allen Clinton McCoy (January 6, 1940 – July 6, 1979) was an American musician, record producer, arranger, songwriter, singer and orchestra conductor.

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Vaudeville in the Philippines

Vaudeville/bodabil in the Philippines, more commonly referred to as Bodabil, was a popular genre of entertainment in the Philippines from the 1910s until the mid-1960s.

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Vela Incident

The Vela Incident, also known as the South Atlantic Flash, was an unidentified double flash of light detected by an American Vela Hotel satellite on 22 September 1979 near the Prince Edward Islands off Antarctica.

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Venda

Venda was a Bantustan in northern South Africa, close to the South African border with Zimbabwe to the north, while to the south and east, it shared a long border with another black homeland, Gazankulu.

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Venezuela

Venezuela, officially denominated Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela),Previously, the official name was Estado de Venezuela (1830–1856), República de Venezuela (1856–1864), Estados Unidos de Venezuela (1864–1953), and again República de Venezuela (1953–1999).

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Vernon Fox

Vernon Lee Fox, III (born October 9, 1979) is a retired American football safety.

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Vice President of the United States

The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.

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Victor Kilian

Victor Arthur Kilian (March 6, 1891 – March 11, 1979) was an American actor who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s.

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Victor Saville

Victor Saville (25 September 1895 – 8 May 1979) was an English film director, producer, and screenwriter.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Vienna

Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Vietnam

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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Vince Chong

Vincent Chong Ying-Cern (born 30 September 1979) is a Malaysian Chinese, internationally known by his stage name Vince, is the first reality TV star to issue from Malaysian Akademi Fantasia.

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Vincent Kartheiser

Vincent Paul Kartheiser (born May 5, 1979) is an American actor.

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Vincent Korda

Vincent Korda (22 June 1897 – 4 January 1979) was a Hungarian-born art director, later settling in Britain.

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Virgilio Piñera

Virgilio Piñera Llera (Cárdenas, Cuba, August 4, 1912 – Havana, October 18, 1979) was a Cuban author, playwright, poet, short-story writer, and essayist.

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Virus

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms.

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VisiCalc

VisiCalc (for "visible calculator") was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers, originally released for the Apple II by VisiCorp.

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Vitas

Vitaliy Vladasovich Grachov (Vitaly Vladasovich Grachyov; born 19 February 1979), known professionally as Vitas (ˈvʲitəs), is a Russian singer.

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Vizianagaram district

Vizianagaram district is a northern coastal district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Volney Davis

Volney Everett "Curley" Davis (January 29, 1902 – July 20, 1979) was an American bank robber and Depression-era outlaw.

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Voyager 1

Voyager 1 is a space probe launched by NASA on September 5, 1977.

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W. A. C. Bennett

William Andrew Cecil Bennett (September 6, 1900February 23, 1979) was a Canadian politician.

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W. Arthur Lewis

Sir William Arthur Lewis (23 January 1915 – 15 June 1991) was a Saint Lucian economist well known for his contributions in the field of economic development.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Walkman

Walkman is a Sony brand tradename, originally used for portable audio cassette players from the late 1970s onwards.

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Wallace Townsend

Wallace Townsend (August 20, 1882 – January 7, 1979) was an Iowa-born lawyer who was from 1928 to 1961 the Republican national committeeman for the U.S. state of Arkansas.

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Walter O'Malley

Walter Francis O'Malley (October 9, 1903 – August 9, 1979) was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979.

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Warrenpoint ambush

The Warrenpoint ambush or Narrow Water ambush, also called the Warrenpoint massacre.

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Warsaw

Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards are an American professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C. The Wizards compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Wayne Brenkert

Wayne Dewey Brenkert (March 5, 1898 – August 1, 1979) was a professional American football player-coach for the Akron Pros.

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Welsh devolution referendum, 1979

The Welsh referendum of 1979 was a post-legislative referendum held on 1 March 1979 (Saint David's Day) to decide whether there was sufficient support for a Welsh Assembly among the Welsh electorate.

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Wendy Carlos

Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos; November 14, 1939) is an American musician and composer best known for her electronic music and film scores.

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Werner Forssmann

Werner Theodor Otto Forßmann (Forssmann in English; 29 August 1904 – 1 June 1979) was a physician from Germany who shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Medicine (with Andre Frederic Cournand and Dickinson W. Richards) for developing a procedure that allowed cardiac catheterization.

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Wes Butters

Wesley Paul "Wes" Butters (born 4 May 1979 in Salford), is a radio broadcaster, formerly of BBC Radio 1, and writer.

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Western Sahara

Western Sahara (الصحراء الغربية, Taneẓroft Tutrimt, Spanish and French: Sahara Occidental) is a disputed territory in the Maghreb region of North Africa, partially controlled by the self-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and partially Moroccan-occupied, bordered by Morocco proper to the north, Algeria to the northeast, Mauritania to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.

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Westlife

Westlife were an Irish pop vocal group, formed in Dublin in 1998 and disbanded in 2012.

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Whiddy Island disaster

The Whiddy Island disaster, also known as the Betelgeuse incident, occurred on 8 January 1979, around 1:00 am, when the oil tanker Betelgeuse exploded in Bantry Bay, at the offshore jetty for the oil terminal at Whiddy Island, Ireland.

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White House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.

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White Night riots

The White Night riots were a series of violent events sparked by an announcement of the lenient sentencing of Dan White for the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and of Harvey Milk, a member of the city's Board of Supervisors who was among the first openly gay elected officials in the United States.

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Wichita Falls, Texas

Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States.

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Wigan

Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Douglas, south-west of Bolton, north of Warrington and west-northwest of Manchester.

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Wildrake diving accident

The Wildrake diving accident was an incident in Scotland in August 1979 that claimed the lives of two American commercial divers.

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Wilhelm Bittrich

Wilhelm Bittrich (26 February 1894 – 19 April 1979) was a high-ranking Waffen-SS commander of Nazi Germany.

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Will Young

William Robert Young (born 20 January 1979) is a British singer-songwriter and actor from Wokingham, England, who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the ITV talent contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise.

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William B. Franke

William Birrell Franke (April 15, 1894 – June 30, 1979) was United States Secretary of the Navy from 1959 to 1961 under Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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William Boyd (pathologist)

William Boyd, MB, ChB, MD, MRCP, FRCPath, (June 21, 1885 – March 10, 1979) was a Scottish-Canadian physician, pathologist, academic, and author known for his medical textbooks.

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William Gargan

William Gargan (July 17, 1905February 17, 1979) was an American film, television and radio actor.

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William Green (American football)

William Green (born December 17, 1979) is a former American football running back.

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William H. Wilbur

William Hale Wilbur (September 24, 1888 – December 27, 1979) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.

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Wincenty Okołowicz

Wincenty Okołowicz (26 June 1906 – 3 September 1979) was a Polish geographer and an expert in geomorphology and climatology.

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Winifred Mary Ward

Winifred Mary Ward (12 October 1884 – 10 June 1979) was a pioneering speech therapist.

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Wisconsin State Assembly

The Wisconsin State Assembly is the lower house of the Wisconsin Legislature.

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Woolworths Group

Woolworths Group was a listed British company that owned the high-street retail chain, Woolworths.

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World Hockey Association

The World Hockey Association (Association mondiale de hockey) was a professional ice hockey major league that operated in North America from 1972 to 1979.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wu Chun

Wu Chun (born Goh Kiat Chun on 10 October 1979) is a Bruneian actor, singer, and model.

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Yahya Petra of Kelantan

Sultan Yahya Petra Ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim, GCMG, (10 December 1917 – 29 March 1979) was the sixth Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) of Malaysia from 21 September 1975 to his death, and twelfth (by some reckoning tenth) Sultan of modern Kelantan (1960–1979).

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Yana Gupta

Yana Gupta (née Synková, born 23 April 1979) is a Czech model, actress and author working in Mumbai.

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Yang di-Pertuan Agong

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong (literally "He Who Was Made Lord", Jawi: يڠ دڤرتوان اݢوڠ), also known as the King, is the monarch and head of state of Malaysia.

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Yank Terry

Lancelot Yank Terry (February 11, 1911, Bedford, Indiana – November 4, 1979, Bloomington, Indiana) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Boston Red Sox (1940, 1942–1945).

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Yehuda Levi

Yehuda Levi (יהודה לוי; born June 29, 1979) is an Israeli actor and male model.

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Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg (p), alternatively romanized Ekaterinburg, is the fourth-largest city in Russia and the administrative centre of Sverdlovsk Oblast, located on the Iset River east of the Ural Mountains, in the middle of the Eurasian continent, at the boundary between Asia and Europe.

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Yelawolf

Michael Wayne Atha (born December 30, 1979), better known as Yelawolf, is an American rapper from Gadsden, Alabama.

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Yoshiyuki Tomino

is a Japanese mecha anime creator, animator, songwriter, director, screenwriter and novelist.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.

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Yugoslavs

Yugoslavs or Yugoslavians (Serbo-Croatian: Jugoslaveni/Југославени, Jugosloveni/Југословени; Macedonian: Југословени; Slovene: Jugoslovani) is a designation that was originally designed to refer to a united South Slavic people.

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Yuichi Tsuchiya

Yuichi Tsuchiya (土屋 裕一, Tsuchiya Yūichi, born February 6, 1979 in Minami-Alps, Yamanashi) is a Japanese actor and full-time member of the 4-man theatre troupe *pnish*.

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Yuki Maeda

is a former Japanese enka singer within Hello! Project.

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Yukie Nakama

is a Japanese actress, singer and former idol.

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Yulia Nestsiarenka

Yulia Nestsiarenka, née Bartsevich (Юлія Несцярэнка, Julija Nieściarenka; Юлия Нестеренко, Yuliya Nesterenko; born 15 June 1979) is a Belarusian sprinter.

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Yumiko Kobayashi

is a Japanese voice actress.

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Yury Kovalyov

Yury Fyodorovich Kovalyov (Юрий Фёдорович Ковалёв; 6 February 1934 – 25 September 1979) was a Soviet footballer.

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Yusuke Kamiji

is a Japanese actor, singer, and tarento.

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Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja (born 31 August 1979) is an Indian singer-songwriter, film score and soundtrack composer, lyricist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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Yvonne Catterfeld

Yvonne Catterfeld (born 2 December 1979) is a German singer, songwriter, actress and TV host.

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Yvonne de Gaulle

Yvonne de Gaulle (born Yvonne Charlotte Anne Marie Vendroux; 22 May 1900 – 8 November 1979) was the wife of Charles de Gaulle.

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Yvonne Mitchell

Yvonne Mitchell (7 July 1915 – 24 March 1979) was an English stage, television and film actress.

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Zaragoza

Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.

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Zeppo Marx

Herbert Manfred "Zeppo" Marx (February 25, 1901 – November 30, 1979) was an American actor, comedian, theatrical agent, and engineer.

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Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi (born 9 February 1979) is a Chinese actress.

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Zimbabwe Rhodesia

Zimbabwe Rhodesia was an unrecognised state that existed from 1 June 1979 to 12 December 1979.

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (5 January 1928 – 4 April 1979) was a Pakistani politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1973 to 1977, and prior to that as the 4th President of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973.

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Zygmunt Witymir Bieńkowski

Zygmunt Witymir Bieńkowski (2 May 1913 Kolbiel – 15 August 1979) was a Polish pilot and a writer of many articles and poems.

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1877

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1879

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1880

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1881

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1882

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1883

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1884

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1885

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1887

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1888

In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.

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1889

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1890

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1891

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1892

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1893

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1894

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1895

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1896

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1897

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1898

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1899

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1900

As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.

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1901

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1902

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1903

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1904

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1905

As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).

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1906

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1907

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1908

According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.

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1909

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1910

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1911

A highlight was the race for the South Pole.

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1912

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1913

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1914

This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.

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1915

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1916

Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.

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1917

This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.

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1918

This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.

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1919

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1920

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1921

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1922

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1923

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1924

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1925

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1926

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1927

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1928

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1929

This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.

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1930

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1931

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1932

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1933

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1934

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1936

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1937

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1938

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1939

This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.

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1940

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1944

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1945

This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.

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1946

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1947

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1948

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1949

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1953

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1957

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1962

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1967

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1970

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1970s

The 1970s (pronounced "nineteen-seventies", commonly abbreviated as the "Seventies") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1970, and ended on December 31, 1979.

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1972

Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.

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1975

It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.

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1976

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1978

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1979 Ba'ath Party Purge

The 1979 Ba'ath Party Purge was a public purge of the Iraqi Ba'ath Party orchestrated on July 22, 1979 by then-president Saddam Hussein.

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1979 Fastnet race

The 1979 Fastnet race was the twenty-eighth Royal Ocean Racing Club's Fastnet race, a yachting race held generally every two years since 1925 on a 605-mile course from Cowes direct to the Fastnet Rock and then to Plymouth via south of the Isles of Scilly.

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1979 in American television

This is a list of American television-related events of 1979.

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1979 Indianapolis 500

The 63rd 500 Mile International Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, on Sunday May 27, 1979.

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1979 Mississauga train derailment

The Mississauga train derailment of 1979, also known as the Mississauga Miracle occurred on Saturday, November 10, 1979, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, when a 106-car Canadian Pacific freight train carrying chemicals and explosives including styrene, toluene, propane, caustic soda, and chlorine from Windsor, Ontario derailed near the intersection of Mavis Road and Dundas Street in Mississauga, Ontario.

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1979 Montenegro earthquake

The 1979 Montenegro earthquake occurred on 15 April at 06:19 UTC with a moment magnitude of 6.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme).

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1979 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Game

The 1979 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Game was the final of the 1979 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament and determined the national champion for the 1978–79 season.

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1979 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament

The 1979 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament involved 40 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball.

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1979 Nepalese student protests

The 1979 student protests in Nepal (Nepali: 2036 Saal ko Aandolan (२०३६ सालको आन्दोलन)Silwal, Ani Rudra., published in The Kathmandu Post Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 3, 9 May 1999) were a series of protests amongst the student community in Nepal during the months of April and May 1979 (2036 B.S.). The clashes that occurred had a significant historical impact, as they forced the monarchy to concede to holding a referendum on the possibility of a multiparty system in the country.

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1979 Nice tsunami

On October 16, 1979: a landslide at the Nice Airport, an aseismic submarine landslide, and two tsunamis that struck the coast near Nice.

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1979 Red River Valley tornado outbreak

The 1979 Red River Valley tornado outbreak was a tornado event that occurred on April 10, 1979, near the Red River Valley.

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1979 Tumaco earthquake

The 1979 Tumaco earthquake occurred at on 12 December with a moment magnitude of 8.2 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent).

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1979 Warsaw gas explosion

The 1979 explosion at PKO Bank Polski’s Rotunda office in Warsaw took place on February 15, 1979, at 12:37 p.m. As a result, 49 people died and 135 were injured.

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1983

The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.

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1985

The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.

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1987

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1992

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2001

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2003

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2006

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2008

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2009

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2012

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2013

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2014

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2017

2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1979

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