November 23rd, 1979, was a Friday. It was day 327 of 1979. The decade was the 1970s.
41 years, 5 months and 12 days have passed since November 23rd, 1979.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.
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Popular music artists in 1979 included The Knack, Donna Summer, Chic, Rod Stewart, Peaches & Herb, Gloria Gaynor, Village People, Anita Ward, Robert John and The Bee Gees.
The leader of the Iranian Revolution, Ruhollah Khomeini, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1979.
Movies released in 1979 included Kramer vs. Kramer, The Amityville Horror, Rocky II, Apocalypse Now, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Alien, 10, The Jerk, Moonraker, The Muppet Movie, Monty Python's Life of Brian and The Warriors.
"What a Fool Believes" by The Doobie Brothers would go on to win a Grammy for 1979's Song of the Year.
"Kramer vs. Kramer" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1979.
In 1979, the best soccer players were Kevin Keegan, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Ruud Krol, Manfred Kaltz, Michel Platini, Paolo Rossi, Trevor Francis, Liam Brady, Zbigniew Boniek, Zdenek Nehoda, Kenny Dalglish and Allan Simonsen.
The best NBA players in 1979 were Moses Malone, Marques Johnson, Elvin Hayes, George Gervin and Paul Westphal.
During this time, the Atlanta murders of 1979 - 1981 were taking place. At least 28 children and young adults are murdered before Wayne Williams is eventually caught and convicted of murder.
The Iran hostage crisis was ongoing during this period. Between the 4th of November, 1979 and the 20th of January, 1981, 52 American diplomats and citizens were held hostage in Iran. The hostages were taken into captivity after a group of Iranian college students stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran.
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Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on November 23rd, 1979.
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 23rd, 1979.
Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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