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Number of Records Matching Query: 61
 
PUBLIC BROADCAST - GRAND OLE OPRY
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 March 1979
Description: The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) would telecast an entire Saturday night live from the Grand Ole Opry
Summary: The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) would telecast an entire Saturday night live from the Grand Ole Opry for the very first time - the show would last until 12:30 am with a half hour break between the two shows at 9 pm CDT.

LOWELL GEORGE DIES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 29 June 1979
Description: Member of "Little Feet"
Summary: An American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, who was the main guitarist. George collapsed in his Arlington, Virginia hotel room and died on June 29, 1979.

NUMBER 1 UK ALBUM 1979
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 12 March 1979
Summary: THE BEE GEES "SPIRITS HAVING FLOWN"

THE ELECTRIC HORSEMAN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 21 December 1979
Description: The Electric Horseman, starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda, premieres
Summary: The Electric Horseman, starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda, premieres. Willie Nelson is a supporting character in the film, and he will contribute to the movie's soundtrack.It was the third time Redford and Fonda starred together in a feature film, having previously teamed on The Chase (1966) and Barefoot in the Park (1967)

NED COLLETTE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 September 1979
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia

DAVID NAIL
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 18 May 1979
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

SAM MORAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 April 1979
Description: Vocalist, Australia

SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 April 1979
Description: Vocalist, UKsongwriter, model

DANIEL JOHNS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 April 1979
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Australia

KELIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 21 August 1979
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

DEREK PARAVICINI
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 June 1979
Description: Pianist, UK

HEATH LEDGER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 April 1979
Description: Actor, Australia

BRANDY NORWOOD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 11 February 1979
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

JADE MACRAE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 June 1979
Description: Vocalist, Australia

ARIANE MOFFATT
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 April 1979
Description: Vocalist, Canada

BEN GILLIES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 24 October 1979
Description: Drummer, Australian

DAVID KERSH
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 December 1979
Description: Vocalist

SOPHIE MONK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 December 1979
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Songwriter, Model

THEA GILMORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 November 1979
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

AINSLIE HENDERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 January 1979
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Scotland

PINK
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 September 1979
Description: Vocalist , Composer. Record producer, USA

KATE HUDSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 April 1979
Description: Actress, USA

BOB BRYAR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 31 December 1979
Description: Drummer, USA

NATHAN FOLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 27 October 1979
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Actor, Australian

PETE DOHERTY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 March 1979
Description: Vocalist, Guitar, Harmonica, UK

NORAH JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 30 March 1979
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, Pianist,

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 February 1979
Description: Vocalist, Compsoer, Actress - 2005

JAMIE CULLUM
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 August 1979
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, UK

CORINNE BAILEY RAE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 26 February 1979
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

ROSE BYRNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 July 1979
Description: Actress, Australia

JULIA DEMATO
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 7 March 1979
Description: Vocalist, USA

NATINA REED
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 October 1979
Description: Vocalist,Actree,Songwriter

KATE PARRY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 April 1979
Description: Singer , Voice Artist, Actor, Presenter, Australia

JACKIE BRENSTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 December 1979
Description: Saxophonist, USA

EDDIE JEFFERSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 8 May 1979
Description: Vocalist, USA

MILTON AGER
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 6 May 1979
Description: Composer, Lyricist, Pianist. USA

JOHN WAYNE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 11 June 1979
Description: Actor, USA

JOHN SIMMONS
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 19 September 1979
Description: Bassist, US

LESTER FLATT
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 11 May 1979
Description: Guiarist, USA

RAY SMITH
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 29 November 1979
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Pianist, USA

DORSEY BURNETTE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 August 1979
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

MIKE PATTO
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 4 March 1979
Description: Vocalist, UK

DONNY HATHAWAY
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 January 1979
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, producer, USA

ROY MONTRELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 May 1979
Description: Guitarist, USA

MARY PICKFORD
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 29 May 1979
Description: Actress, Silent Films, Canadian

VAN MCCOY
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 6 July 1979
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA

JIMMY MCCULLOCH
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 September 1979
Description: Guitarist, UK

STAN KENTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 25 August 1979
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, USA

RICHARD RODGERS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 30 December 1979
Description: Composer, USA

JEAN SEABERG
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 September 1979
Description: Actress, USA

ZBIGNIEW SEIFERT
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 February 1979
Description: Violinist, Polish

MINNIE RIPPERTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 July 1979
Description: Vocalist, USA

CHARLES MINGUS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 5 January 1979
Description: Bassist, USA

CARL T SPRAGUE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 February 1979
Description: Sincer, USA

SID VICIOUS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 2 February 1979
Description: Bassist, UK

TOMMY LEONETTI
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 September 1979
Description: Vocalist, Actor, US

RICHARD BECKINSALE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 19 March 1979
Description: Actor. UK

GRACIE FIELDS
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 September 1979
Description: Vocalist, Actress , Comedian

JOAN BLONDELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 December 1979
Description: Actress, USA

LOWELL GEORGE
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 29 June 1979
Description: Guitariist, Musician, Songwriter, Producer, USA

MERLE OBERON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 23 November 1979
Description: Actress, Bombay

 
 
 
 
 
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