1979 Events January January 1 * United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim heralds the start of the International Year of the Child. Many musicians donate to the Music for fund including UNICEF Concert ABBA, who write the song Chiquitita to commemorate the event. * The United States and the People's Republic of China establish full diplomatic relations. * The Canton of Jura comes into existence as the 26th canton of Switzerland, being formed from the predominantly French-speaking Catholic part of the Canton of Bern. * Following a deal agreed during 1978, French carmaker Peugeot completes a takeover of American manufacturer Chrysler's European operations, which are based in Britain's former Rootes Group factories as well as the former Simca factories in France. January 4 – The State of Ohio agrees to pay $675,000 to families of the dead and injured in the Kent State shootings. January 7 – The People's Army of Vietnam and Vietnamese-backed Cambodian insurgents announce the fall of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and the collapse of the Pol Pot regime. Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge retreat west to an area along the Thai border, ending large-scale fighting in the Cambodian–Vietnamese War. January 8 – Whiddy Island Disaster: The French tanker Betelgeuse explodes at the Gulf Oil terminal at Bantry, Ireland; 50 are killed. January 9 – The Music for UNICEF Concert is held at the United Nations General Assembly to raise money for UNICEF and promote the Year of the Child. It is broadcast the following day in the United States and around the world. Hosted by the Bee Gees, other performers include Donna Summer, ABBA, Rod Stewart and Earth, Wind & Fire. A soundtrack album is later released. January 16 – Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran with his family, relocating to Egypt after a year of turmoil. January 19 – Former U.S. Attorney General John N. Mitchell is released on parole after 19 months at a federal prison in Alabama. January 21 – The Pittsburgh Steelers stake their claim as the NFL team of the 1970s by beating the Dallas Cowboys 35–31 at Miami's Orange Bowl in Super Bowl XIII. January 22 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Mutukula: The Tanzanian military captures the Ugandan border town of Mutukula after a short battle. January 25 – Pope John Paul II arrives in Mexico City for his first visit to Mexico, mainly for 1979's Latin American Episcopal Conference or Conference of Puebla. January 26 – The Dukes of Hazzard debuts on CBS. January 29 – Cleveland Elementary School shooting : Brenda Ann Spencer opens fire at a school in San Diego, California, killing two faculty members and wounding eight students and a police officer. Her justification for the action, "I don't like Mondays", inspires the Boomtown Rats to make a song of the same name. February February 1 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Tehran, Iran after nearly 15 years of exile. February 2 * Former Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious is found dead, aged 21, of a heroin overdose in New York City, the day after being released from a 55-day sentence at Rikers Island prison on bail. February 3 – Ayatollah Khomeini creates the Council of the Islamic Revolution. February 7 * Iranian Revolution: Supporters of Ayatollah Khomeini take over the Iranian law enforcement, courts and government administration; the final session of the Iranian National Consultative Assembly is held. * Pluto moves inside Neptune's orbit for the first time since either was known to science. * Nazi criminal Josef Mengele suffers a stroke and drowns while swimming in Bertioga, Brazil. His remains are found in 1985. February 10–11 – Iranian Revolution: The Iranian army withdraws to its barracks leaving power in the hands of Ayatollah Khomeini, ending the Pahlavi dynasty. February 11 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Simba Hills: The Tanzanian military began its assault on the Simba Hills near the town of Kakuuto. February 12 – Prime Minister Hissène Habré starts the Battle of N'Djamena in an attempt to overthrow Chad's President Félix Malloum. February 13 * Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Simba Hills: The Tanzanian military captured Lukoma air strip near the town of Kakuuto. * The intense February 13, 1979 windstorm strikes western Washington and sinks a long section of the Hood Canal Bridge. * The Guardian Angels are formed in New York City as an unarmed organization of young crime fighters. February 14 * In Kabul, Muslim extremists kidnap the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dubs, who is later killed during a gunfight between his kidnappers and police. * Following her 1972 sex reassignment surgery, musician Wendy Carlos legally changes her name from Walter. She reveals this information in an interview in the May 1979 issue of Playboy magazine. February 15 – A suspected gas explosion in a Warsaw bank kills 49. February 17 – The People's Republic of China invades northern Vietnam, launching the Sino-Vietnamese War. February 18 *The Sahara Desert experiences snow for 30 minutes. *The 1979 Daytona 500 is televised on CBS, the first ever full airing of a 500 mile race on US television, Richard Petty wins after Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison fight for first place on the final lap and crash out, leading to a fight. This race brought NASCAR to a wider audience. February 20 – This Old House premieres on PBS. February 21 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Gayaza Hills: A Tanzanian brigade successfully dislodged Ugandan forces from the Gayaza Hills. The battle is hard-fought, and the Tanzanians suffer their largest number of casualties in a single engagement of the war. February 22 – Saint Lucia becomes independent from the United Kingdom. February 24 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Masaka: The Tanzanian military and allied Ugandan rebels capture the city of Masaka. February 26 * A total solar eclipse, the last visible from the continental United States until 2017, arcs over northern coterminous USA and southeastern Canada ending in Greenland. A partial solar eclipse is visible over almost all of North America and Central America including the eastern half of AK and the western half of UK. * The Superliner railcar enters revenue service with Amtrak. February 27 – The annual Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans is cancelled due to a strike called by the New Orleans Police Department. March March 1 * Scottish devolution referendum: Scotland votes in favour for a Scottish Assembly, which is not implemented due to failing a condition that at least 40% of the electorate must support the proposal; in a Welsh devolution referendum, Wales votes against devolution. * Philips publicly demonstrate a prototype of an optical digital audio disc at a press conference in Eindhoven, Netherlands. March 2 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Tororo: Ugandan rebels attack and capture the town of Tororo. March 4 * The U.S. Voyager 1 spaceprobe photos reveal Jupiter's rings. * Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Tororo: The Ugandan military retakes Tororo from rebels. March 5 – Voyager 1 makes its closest approach to Jupiter at. March 7 – The largest Magnetar event is recorded. March 8 – Philips demonstrates the compact disc publicly for the first time. March 10 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Lukaya: The Ugandan military, a Libyan expeditionary force and allied Palestine Liberation Organisation militants begin a counter-offensive against Tanzanian troops in south-central Uganda. The Ugandan-led alliance retakes Lukaya after a short clash with the Tanzanian military. March 11 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Lukaya: The Tanzanian military counter-attacks at Lukaya, completely defeating the Ugandan-led alliance. This defeat permanently cripples the Ugandan military. March 13 – Maurice Bishop leads a successful coup in Grenada. His government will be crushed by American intervention in 1983. March 14 – In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200. March 16 – End of major hostilities in the Sino-Vietnamese War. March 17 – The Penmanshiel Tunnel in the UK collapses, killing two workers. March 18 – Ten miners die in a methane gas explosion at Golborne Colliery near Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. March 22 – The NHL votes to approve its merger with the WHA, effective in the fall. March 25 – The first fully functional Space Shuttle orbiter, Columbia, is delivered to the Kennedy Space Center, to be prepared for its first launch. March 26 * In a ceremony at the White House, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel sign an Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty. * Michigan State University, led by Earvin "Magic" Johnson, defeats Larry Bird-led Indiana State 75–64 in the NCAA tournament championship game at Salt Lake City. March 28 * In Britain, James Callaghan's minority Labour government loses a motion of confidence by one vote, forcing a general election which is to be held on 3 May. * America's most serious nuclear power plant accident occurs, at Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania. March 29 – Sultan Yahya Petra of Kelantan, the 6th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, dies in office. He is replaced by Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang. March 30 – Airey Neave, World War II veteran and Conservative Northern Ireland spokesman, is killed, presumably by an Irish National Liberation Army bomb in the British House of Commons car park. March 31 * The last British soldier leaves the Maltese Islands, after 179 years of presence. Malta declares its Freedom Day. * Milk and Honey win the Eurovision Song Contest 1979 for Israel, with the song Hallelujah. April April 1 * Iran's government becomes an Islamic Republic by a 98% vote, overthrowing the Shah officially. * The Pinwheel Network changes its name to Nickelodeon and begins airing on various Warner Cable systems beginning in Buffalo, New York, expanding its audience reach. April 1–18 – Police lock Andreas Mihavecz in a holding cell in Bregenz, Austria and forget about him, leaving him there without food or drink. April 2 – Sverdlovsk anthrax leak: A Soviet biowarfare laboratory at Sverdlovsk accidentally releases airborne anthrax spores, killing 66 plus an unknown amount of livestock. It is a violation of the Biological Weapons Convention of 1972. April 2 - In Japan, the channel of TV Asahi premieres Doraemon April 4 – Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto is executed by hanging for the murder of a political opponent. April 6 – Student protests break out in Nepal. April 7 – In Japan, Yoshiyuki Tomino directed Mobile Suit Gundam, the first series of the metaseries of the same name. April 10 – A tornado hits Wichita Falls, Texas, killing 42 people. April 11 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Fall of Kampala: Tanzanian troops take Kampala, the capital of Uganda; Idi Amin flees. April 13 – The La Soufrière volcano erupts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. April 15 – 1979 Montenegro earthquake: A major earthquake strikes Montenegro and parts of Albania, causing extensive damage to coastal areas and taking 136 lives; the old town of Budva is devastated. April 17 – Schoolchildren in the Central African Republic are arrested for protesting against compulsory school uniforms. An African judicial commission later determines that Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa "almost certainly" took part in the massacre. April 22 – The Albert Einstein Memorial is unveiled at The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. April 23 – Fighting breaks out in London between the Anti-Nazi League and the Metropolitan Police's Special Patrol Group; protester Blair Peach receives fatal injuries during the incident, now officially attributed to the SPG. May May 1 – Greenland is granted limited autonomy from Denmark, with its own Parliament sitting in Nuuk. May 4 – Counting in the previous day's British general election shows that the Conservatives have won and Margaret Thatcher becomes the country's first female prime minister, ending the rule of James Callaghan's Labour government. May 8 – The Woolworth's store in Manchester city centre in England is seriously damaged by fire; 10 shoppers die. May 9 * The Salvadoran Civil War begins. * A Unabomber bomb injures Northwestern University graduate student John Harris. May 10 – The Federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing. May 15 – Uganda–Tanzania War: Battle of Lira: Tanzania and its Uganda National Liberation Front allies capture Lira, Uganda, from the forces of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. May 21 * Dan White receives a light sentence for killing San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. Gay men in the city riot. * The Montreal Canadiens defeat the New York Rangers four games to one to win their fourth consecutive Stanley Cup. May 25 * American Airlines Flight 191: In Chicago, a DC-10 crashes during takeoff at O'Hare International Airport, killing all 271 on board and 2 people on the ground in the deadliest aviation accident in U.S. history. * John Spenkelink is executed in Florida, in the first use of the electric chair in America after the reintroduction of the death penalty in 1976. * Etan Patz, 6 years old, is kidnapped in New York. He is often referred to as the "Boy on the Milk Carton" and the investigation later sprouts into one of the most prolific child abduction cases of all time. This is a cold case until 2010 when it is re-opened. Pedro Hernandez is later charged with strangling him after being sentenced to life in prison for murder and kidnapping in April 2017. May 27 – Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins the race for the first time, and car owner Roger Penske for the second time. June June – McDonald's introduces the Happy Meal. June 1 * The Vizianagaram district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India. * The first black-led government of Rhodesia in 90 years takes power, in succession to Ian Smith and under his power-sharing deal, in the unrecognized republic of Zimbabwe Rhodesia. * The Seattle SuperSonics win the NBA Championship against the Washington Bullets. June 2 * Pope John Paul II arrives in his native Poland on his first official, nine-day stay, becoming the first Pope to visit a Communist country. This visit, known as nine days that changed the world, brings about the solidarity of the Polish people against Communism, ultimately leading to the rise of the Solidarity movement. * Los Angeles' city council passes the city's first homosexual rights bill signed without fanfare by mayor Tom Bradley. June 3 * Ixtoc I oil spill: A blowout at the Ixtoc I oil well in the southern Gulf of Mexico causes at least 600,000 tons of oil to be spilled into the waters, the worst oil spill to date. Some estimate the spill to be 428 million gallons, making it the largest unintentional oil spill until it is surpassed by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. * 1979 Italian general election: The Italian Communist Party loses a significant number of seats. June 4 * Joe Clark becomes Canada's 16th and youngest Prime Minister. * Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings takes power in Ghana after a military coup in which General Fred Akuffo is overthrown. * Following the "Muldergate" Information Scandal, John Vorster resigns as State President of South Africa. June 7 – 1979 European Parliament election: The first direct elections to the European Parliament begin, allowing citizens from across all nine member states of the European Union to elect 410 MEPs. It is also the first international election in history. June 12 – Bryan Allen flies the man-powered Gossamer Albatross across the English Channel. June 18 – Jimmy Carter and Leonid Brezhnev sign the SALT II agreement in Vienna. June 19 – Marais Viljoen becomes State President of South Africa. June 20 – A Nicaraguan National Guard soldier kills ABC TV news correspondent Bill Stewart and his interpreter Juan Espinosa. Other members of the news crew capture the killing on tape. June 22 – The Muppet Movie is released. June 23 – New South Wales Premier Neville Wran officially opens the Eastern Suburbs Railway in Sydney. It operates as a shuttle between Central and Bondi Junction until full integration with the Illawarra Line in 1980. June 24 – The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, an international opinion tribunal, is founded in Bologna at the initiative of Senator Lelio Basso. June 25 – NATO Supreme Allied Commander Alexander Haig escapes an assassination attempt in Belgium by the Baader-Meinhof terrorist organization. July July 1 * Sweden outlaws corporal punishment in the home. * A major business conglomerate in China, China International Trust Investment Group was founded in Beijing. * The Sony Walkman goes on sale for the first time in Japan. July 3 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul. July 5 – Queen Elizabeth II attends the millennium celebrations of the Isle of Man's Parliament, Tynwald. July 8 – Los Angeles passes its gay and lesbian civil rights bill. July 9 – A car bomb destroys a Renault owned by Nazi hunters Serge and Beate Klarsfeld at their home in France. A note purportedly from ODESSA claims responsibility. July 11 – NASA's first orbiting space station Skylab begins its return to Earth, after being in orbit for 6 years and 2 months. July 12 * The Gilbert Islands become fully independent of the United Kingdom as Kiribati. * A publicity stunt goes awry at Disco Demolition Night Comiskey Park, forcing the Chicago White Sox to forfeit their game against the Detroit Tigers. * Carmine Galante, boss of the Bonanno crime family, is assassinated in Brooklyn. * A fire at a hotel in Zaragoza, Spain, leaves 72 dead, the worst hotel fire in Europe in decades. July 15 – President Jimmy Carter addresses the nation in a televised speech talking about the "crisis of confidence" in America today; it would go on to be known as his "national malaise" speech. July 16 – Iraqi President Hasan al-Bakr resigns and Vice President Saddam al-Tikriti replaces him. July 17 – Nicaraguan president General Anastasio Somoza Debayle resigns and flees to Miami. July 21 * The Sandinista National Liberation Front concludes a successful revolutionary campaign against the Somoza dynasty and assumes power in Nicaragua. * Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo becomes prime minister of Portugal. * Maritza Sayalero of Venezuela wins the Miss Universe pageant; the stage collapses after contestants and news photographers rush to her throne. * The Disco music genre dominates and peaks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with the first six spots, and seven of the chart's top ten songs ending that week. July 22 – 1979 Ba'ath Party Purge: Iraqi president Saddam Hussein arranges the arrest and later execution of nearly seventy members of his ruling Ba'ath Party. July 28 – Morarji Desai resignes as India's prime minister and Charan Singh succeeds him. August August 3 – Dictator Francisco Macías Nguema of Equatorial Guinea is overthrown in a bloody coup d'état led by Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. August 4 – Opening game of the American Football Bundesliga played between Frankfurter Löwen and Düsseldorf Panther, first-ever league game of American football in Germany. August 5 – The Polisario Front signs a peace treaty with Mauritania. Mauritania withdraws from the Western Sahara territory it had occupied, and cedes it to the SADR. August 8 – Two American commercial divers, Richard Walker and Victor Guiel, die of hypothermia after their diving bell becomes stranded at a depth of over in the East Shetland Basin. The legal repercussions of the accident will lead to important safety changes in the diving industry. August 9 – Raymond Washington, co-founder of the Crips, today one of the largest, most notorious gangs in the United States, is killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles; the killers have not yet been identified. August 10 – Michael Jackson releases his breakthrough album Off the Wall. It sells 7 million copies in the United States alone, making it a 7× platinum album. August 11 * The former Mauritanian province of Tiris al-Gharbiyya in Western Sahara is annexed by Morocco. * The Machchu-2 dam in Morbi, India, collapses, killing between 1800 and 25000 people in one of the worst ever dam failures. August 14 – A freak storm during the Fastnet Race results in the deaths of 15 sailors. August 17 – The controversial religious satirical film Monty Python's Life of Brian premieres in the United States. August 27 – Lord Mountbatten of Burma and two others are killed immediately in a bombing by Provisional Irish Republican Army assassins. Mountbatten was a British admiral, statesman and an uncle of The Duke of Edinburgh. On the same day, the Warrenpoint ambush occurs, killing 18 British soldiers. Doreen Knatchbull, Baroness Brabourne would die in a hospital the following day from her injuries in the Mountbatten bombing. August 29 – A national referendum is held in which Somali voters approve a new liberal constitution, promulgated by President Siad Barre to placate the United States. September September 1 * The U.S. Pioneer becomes the first spacecraft to visit 11 Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of. * Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps is formed. September 7 – The first cable sports channel, ESPN, known as the Entertainment Sports Programming Network, is launched in the United States. September 9 – The long-running comic strip For Better or For Worse begins its run in Canada. September 12 – Hurricane Frederic makes landfall at 10:00 p.m. on Alabama's Gulf Coast. September 13 – South Africa grants independence to the "homeland" of Venda. September 16 * East German balloon escape: Two families flee from East Germany by balloon. * The Sugarhill Gang release Rapper's Delight in the United States, the first rap single to become a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. September 20 – French paratroopers help David Dacko to overthrow Emperor Bokassa in the Central African Republic. September 22 – Vela incident: The "South Atlantic Flash" is observed near the Prince Edward Islands in the Indian Ocean, thought to be a nuclear weapons test conducted by South Africa and Israel. September 29 – The overthrown dictator Francisco Macías Nguema of Equatorial Guinea is convicted of genocide and executed by firing squad. September 30 – The Hong Kong MTR metro begins service with the opening of its Modified Initial System, the Kwun Tong Line. October October 1 – Nigeria terminates military rule, and the Second Nigerian Republic is established. October 1–7 – Pope John Paul II visits the United States, starting in Boston. October 1 – The MTR, the rapid transit railway system in Hong Kong, opens. October 2 – Pope John Paul II arrives in New York City for his first papal tour where he addresses the U.N. General Assembly against all forms of concentration camps and torture. October 6 – Federal Reserve System changes from an interest rate target policy to a money supply target policy. October 7 – Pope John Paul II ends his first U.S. papal visit in Washington, D.C. with his first-ever visit to the White House. October 9 – Peter Brock wins the Bathurst 1000 by a record six laps, with a lap record on the last lap. October 12 * Near Guam, Typhoon Tip reaches a record intensity of 870 millibars, the lowest pressure recorded at sea level. This makes Tip the most powerful tropical cyclone in known world history. * Thorbjörn Fälldin returns as Prime Minister of Sweden, replacing Ola Ullsten who is named Foreign Minister of Sweden. October 14 – National March for gay rights takes place in Washington, D.C., involving tens of thousands of people. October 15 – Black Monday events, in which members of a political group sack a newspaper office, unfold in Malta. October 16 – A tsunami in Nice, France kills 23 people. October 19 – 13 U.S. Marines die in a fire at Camp Fuji, Japan as a result of Typhoon Tip. October 20 – The first McDonald's in Singapore opens at Liat Towers in Orchard Road. October 26 – Park Chung-hee, the President of South Korea, is assassinated by KCIA director Kim Jae-gyu. October 27 – Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gains independence from the UK. October 31 – Western Airlines Flight 2605 crashes upon landing at Mexico City International Airport, killing 72 occupants plus one on the ground; 16 people on board survive. November November 1 * Military coup in Bolivia. * Iran hostage crisis: Iranian Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini urges his people to demonstrate on November 4 and to expand attacks on United States and Israeli interests. November 2 * French police shoot gangster Jacques Mesrine in Paris. * Assata Shakur, a former member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, escapes from a New York prison to Cuba, where she remains under political asylum. November 3 – In Greensboro, North Carolina, five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot to death and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis, during a "Death to the Klan" rally. November 4 – Iran hostage crisis begins: 500 Iranian radicals, mostly students, invade the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and take 90 hostages. They demand that the United States send the former Shah of Iran back to stand trial. November 5 * All Saints' Massacre: The military junta in Bolivia initiates a violent crack-down on its opponents. * The radio news program Morning Edition premieres on National Public Radio in the United States. November 6 – At Montevideo, Uruguay, the International Olympic Committee adopts a resolution, whereby Taiwan Olympic and sports teams will participate with the name Chinese Taipei in future Olympic Games and international sports tournaments and championships. November 7 – U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy announces that he will challenge President Jimmy Carter for the 1980 Democratic presidential nomination. November 9 * The Carl Bridgewater murder trial ends in England with all four men found guilty. James Robinson, 45, and 25-year-old Vincent Hickey are sentenced to life imprisonment with a recommended 25-year minimum for murder. 18-year-old Michael Hickey is also found guilty of murder and sentenced to indefinite detention. Patrick Molloy, 53, is found guilty on a lesser charge of manslaughter and sentenced to 12 years in prison. * Nuclear false alarm: the NORAD computers and the Alternate National Military Command Center in Fort Ritchie, Maryland, detect an apparent massive Soviet nuclear strike. After reviewing the raw data from satellites and checking the early-warning radars, the alert is cancelled. November 10 – 1979 Mississauga train derailment: A 106-car Canadian Pacific freight train carrying explosive and poisonous chemicals from Windsor, Ontario, Canada derails in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada just west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, causing a massive explosion and the largest peacetime evacuation in Canadian history and one of the largest in North American history. November 12 * Iran hostage crisis: In response to the hostage situation in Tehran, U.S. President Jimmy Carter orders a halt to all oil imports into the United States from Iran. * Süleyman Demirel, of the Justice Party forms the new government of Turkey. November 14 – Iran hostage crisis: U.S. President Jimmy Carter issues Executive Order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States and U.S. banks in response to the hostage crisis. November 15 – British art historian and former Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures Anthony Blunt's role as the "fourth man" of the 'Cambridge Five' double agents for the Soviet NKVD during World War II is revealed by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom; she gives further details on November 21. November 16 – Bucharest Metro Line One is opened, in Bucharest, Romania. November 17 – Iran hostage crisis: Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini orders the release of 13 female and African American hostages being held at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. November 20 – Grand Mosque seizure: A group of 200 Juhayman al-Otaybi militants occupy Mecca's Masjid al-Haram, the holiest place in Islam. They are driven out by French commandos after bloody fighting that leaves 250 people dead and 600 wounded. November 21 – After false radio reports from the Ayatollah Khomeini that the Americans had occupied the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan is attacked by a mob and set afire, killing 4, and disturbing Pakistan–United States relations. November 23 – In Dublin, Ireland, Provisional Irish Republican Army member Thomas McMahon is sentenced to life in prison for the assassination of Lord Mountbatten of Burma. November 25 – Last cargo of phosphate shipped from Banaba Island. November 28 – Air New Zealand Flight 901: an Air New Zealand DC-10 crashes into Mount Erebus in Antarctica on a sightseeing trip, killing all 257 people on board. November 30 – The Wall, a rock opera and concept album by Pink Floyd, is first released. December December 3 * The Who concert disaster: Eleven fans are killed during a crowd crush for unreserved seats before The Who rock concert at the Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati. * The United States dollar exchange rate with the Deutsche Mark falls to 1.7079 DM, the all-time low so far; this record is not broken until November 5, 1987. * Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini becomes the first Supreme Leader of Iran. December 4 – The Hastie fire in Kingston upon Hull, England, leads to the deaths of 3 boys and begins the hunt for Bruce George Peter Lee, the UK's most prolific killer. December 5 – Jack Lynch resigns as Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland; he is succeeded by Charles Haughey. December 6 – The world premiere of is held at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. December 9 – The eradication of the smallpox virus is certified, making smallpox the first of only two human diseases that have been driven to extinction. December 12 * The NATO Double-Track Decision: is the decision of NATO from December 12, 1979, to offer the Warsaw Pact a mutual limitation of medium-range ballistic missiles and intermediate-range ballistic missiles combined with the threat that in case of disagreement NATO would deploy more middle-range nuclear weapons in Western Europe, following the so-called "Euromissile Crisis". * The 8.2 Tumaco earthquake shakes Colombia and Ecuador with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX, killing 300–600, and generating a large tsunami. * Coup d'état of December Twelfth: South Korean Army Major General Chun Doo-hwan orders the arrest of Army Chief of Staff General Jeong Seung-hwa without authorization from President Choi Kyu-hah, alleging involvement in the assassination of ex-President Park Chung-hee. * The unrecognised state of Zimbabwe Rhodesia returns to British control and resumes using the name Southern Rhodesia. December 13 – The government of Canada falls in a non-confidence motion. December 15 – The directorial debut of Hayao Miyazaki, The Castle of Cagliostro based on the manga series Lupin III is released in Japan. December 21 – A ceasefire for Rhodesia is signed at London. December 23 – The highest aerial tramway in Europe, the Klein Matterhorn, opens. December 24 * The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan, and Babrak Karmal replaces overthrown and executed President Hafizullah Amin, which begins the war. * The first European Ariane rocket is launched. December 26 – In Rhodesia, 96 Patriotic Front guerrillas enter the capital Salisbury to monitor a ceasefire that begins December 28. Date unknown The One-child policy is introduced in China – it contributes to Missing women of China. It was loosened in 2013. Hànyǔ Pīnyīn is widely adopted as the official romanization system for Standard Chinese, leading to changes in Western spelling of Chinese toponyms. VisiCalc becomes the first commercial spreadsheet program. The first usenet experiments are conducted by Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis of Duke University. Worldwide per capita oil production reaches a historic peak. The remains of Tsar Nicholas II and some of the Romanovs are discovered and exhumed near Sverdlovsk. NBC introduces a new version of its famous peacock, used in conjunction with the 1975-style N, for the Fall season. Births January January 1 * Brody Dalle, Australian singer * Vidya Balan, Indian actress * Gisela, Spanish pop singer and a Spanish dub actress * Koichi Domoto, Japanese entertainer January 2 – Erica Hubbard, American actress January 3 * Francesco Bellissimo, Italian Chef * Koit Toome, Estonian singer and musical actor * Rie Tanaka, Japanese voice actress January 4 – Kevin Kuske, German Olympic bobsledder January 6 * Christina Chanée, Danish-Thai pop singer * Bernice Liu, Hong Kong actress * Cristela Alonzo, American actress and comedian January 7 * Bipasha Basu, Indian actress and model * Christian Lindner, German politician January 8 * Sarah Polley, Canadian actress, writer, director, producer and political activist * Seol Ki-hyeon, South Korean footballer * Stipe Pletikosa, Croatian football goalkeeper * Windell Middlebrooks, American actor January 9 * Jake Shields, UFC fighter * Joshua Harto, American actor * Tomiko Van, Japanese singer * Bipasha Basu, Indian actress and model January 10 – Chris Smith, African-American rapper January 11 – Siti Nurhaliza, Malaysian singer January 12 * Marián Hossa, Slovak ice hockey player * Lee Bo-young, South Korean actress and model * Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer January 14 – Angela Lindvall, American model January 15 * Drew Brees, American football player * Martin Petrov, Bulgarian footballer January 16 – Aaliyah, American R&B singer and actress January 17 – Sharon Chan, Hong Kong actress January 18 * Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer, song producer and actor * Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer * Leo Varadkar, 14th Taoiseach of Ireland * Mark Anthony Fernandez, Filipino actor January 19 * Svetlana Khorkina, Russian artistic gymnast * Wiley, British record producer and MC January 20 * Rob Bourdon, American drummer * Billy Knight, American professional basketball player * Asaka Kubo, Japanese gravure idol * Will Young, English singer January 21 * Brian O'Driscoll, Irish rugby union player * Inul Daratista, Indonesian dangdut singer * Johann Hari, Scot-Swiss Journalist and author January 23 – Larry Hughes, American basketball player January 24 – Tatyana Ali, American actress January 25 – Christine Lakin, American actress January 26 * ACM Neto, Brazilian lawyer and politician * Sara Rue, American actress January 27 * Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer * Rosamund Pike, British actress January 29 – B. J. Flores, American boxer January 31 – Jenny Wolf, German speed skater February February 1 * Julie Augustyniak, American footballer * Mahek Chahal, Norwegian actress and model * Valentín Elizalde, Mexican singer * Peter Fulton, New Zealand cricketer * Rachelle Lefevre, Canadian actress * Clodoaldo Silva, Brazilian paralympian swimmer * Rutina Wesley, American actress February 2 * Fani Chalkia, Greek athlete * Mayer Hawthorne, American soul singer * Christine Lampard, Northern Irish television presenter * Shamita Shetty, Indian actress and interior designer * Yuichi Tsuchiya, Japanese actor February 4 *Andrei Arlovski, Belarusian mixed martial artist * Jodi Shilling, American actress * Tabitha Brown, American actress February 5 * Paulo Gonçalves, Portuguese rally racing motorcycle rider * Katie Brambley, Canadian distance freestyle swimmer February 6 – David Dolníček, Czech ice hockey player February 7 * Cerina Vincent, American actress and writer * Michał Karwan, Polish footballer * Tawakkol Karman, Yemeni politician February 8 * Josh Keaton, American actor * Martin Rowlands, Irish footballer * Aleksey Mishin, Russian wrestler February 9 * Zhang Ziyi, Chinese actress and model * Irina Slutskaya, Russian figure skater February 10 – Daryl Palumbo, American musician; who fronted bands, such as Glassjaw February 11 – Brandy Norwood, African-American singer and actress February 12 * Antonio Chatman, American football player * Jesse Spencer, Australian actor February 13 * Anders Behring Breivik, Norwegian far-right terrorist responsible for the 2011 Norway attacks * Mena Suvari, American actress * Rafael Márquez, Mexican footballer February 14 – Jocelyn Quivrin, French actor February 15 – Gordon Shedden, Scottish race car driver February 16 * Valentino Rossi, Italian seven-time MotoGP world champion * Eric Mun, leader of Korean boy-band Shinhwa February 18 – Tyrone D. Burton, American actor February 19 * Mariana Ochoa, Mexican singer and actress * Vitas, Ukrainian and Russian singer and actor February 20 – Song Chong-gug, South Korean footballer February 21 * Maria Annus, Estonian actress * Tituss Burgess, American actor and singer * Carly Colón, Puerto Rican professional wrestler * Christopher Hayes, American journalist * Jennifer Love Hewitt, American actress and singer * Jordan Peele, American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer February 22 – Patrick Merrill, Canadian lacrosse player February 23 – Maryke Hendrikse, Canadian voice actress February 25 – László Bodnár, Hungarian footballer February 26 * Corinne Bailey Rae, British singer-songwriter and guitarist * Susana Diazayas, Mexican actress February 28 * Michael Bisping, Cypriot mixed martial artist * Sébastien Bourdais, French racing driver * Sander van Doorn, Dutch DJ and electronic music producer March March 3 – Jon Bailey, American voice actor March 4 * Ben Fouhy, New Zealand flatwater canoeist * Geoff Huegill, Australian swimmer * Jon Fratelli, Scottish singer March 5 * Martin Axenrot, Swedish metal drummer * Riki Lindhome, American actress and comedian * Tang Gonghong, Chinese weightlifter March 6 – Érik Bédard, Canadian pitcher March 7 * Stephanie Anne Mills, Canadian voice actress * Ricardo Rosselló, Puerto Rican politician, Governor of Puerto Rico March 8 * Jasmine You, Japanese musician * Tom Chaplin, British singer * Jessica Jaymes, American pornographic actress March 9 * Oscar Isaac, Guatemalan-American actor * Melina Perez, American professional wrestler March 10 – Danny Pudi, American actor and comedian March 11 * Jung Yong-hoon, South Korean footballer * Benji Madden and Joel Madden, American musicians March 12 – Pete Doherty, British singer and guitarist March 14 * Nicolas Anelka, French footballer * Gao Ling, Chinese badminton player * Chris Klein, American actor * Michele Riondino, Italian actor March 15 * Kevin Youkilis, American baseball player * Pollyanna McIntosh, Scottish-American actress March 16 – Adriana Fonseca, Mexican actress and dancer. March 17 – Samoa Joe, American professional wrestler March 18 * Shola Ama, English singer * Adam Levine, American singer March 19 * Emil Dimitriev, Macedonian politician, Prime Minister * Hedo Türkoğlu, Turkish basketball player March 20 * Freema Agyeman, British actress * Molly Jenson, American musician * Bianca Lawson, American actress March 21 – Jimenez Lai, American architect March 23 – Bryan Fletcher, American football player March 25 * Lee Pace, American actor * Traxamillion, American producer rapper * Gorilla Zoe, American rapper March 28 - Shakib Khan, Bangladeshi film actor, producer, singer, film organiser and media personalities March 29 – Estela Giménez, Spanish gymnast March 30 * Daniel Arenas, Colombian-Mexican actor * Norah Jones, American musician * Jose Pablo Cantillo, American actor * Simon Webbe, English singer March 31 – Tanya Tate, English porn actress April April 1 – Mikko Franck, Finnish conductor April 2 * Lindy Booth, Canadian actress * Jesse Carmichael, American musician April 3 * Grégoire, French singer-songwriter * Živilė Balčiūnaitė, Lithuanian long-distance runner April 4 * Heath Ledger, Australian actor and music video director * Roberto Luongo, Canadian ice hockey goaltender * Maksim Opalev, Russian canoeist April 8 * Mohamed Kader, Togolese footballer * Tom Kurzanski, American comic artist * Alexi Laiho, Finnish rock guitarist April 9 * Keshia Knight Pulliam, African-American actress * Mario Matt, Austrian alpine skier * Ben Silverstone, British actor April 10 * Rachel Corrie, American activist and diarist * Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese entertainer * Sophie Ellis-Bextor, British singer April 11 * Sebastien Grainger, Canadian singer and musician * Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player * Josh Server, American actor April 12 * Claire Danes, American actress * Jennifer Morrison, American actress April 13 * Baron Davis, American basketball player * Tony Lundon, Irish singer April 14 * Rebecca DiPietro, American model * Pierre Roland, Indonesian actor April 15 * Anthony Grundy, American basketball player * Luke Evans, Welsh actor and singer April 16 – Christijan Albers, Dutch racing driver April 17 – Sung Si-kyung, South Korean singer April 18 * Michael Bradley, American basketball player * Anthony Davidson, English racing driver * Yusuke Kamiji, Japanese actor * Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star April 19 * Kate Hudson, American actress and co-founder of Fabletics * Antoaneta Stefanova, Bulgarian chess player April 20 – Teoh Beng Hock, Malaysian journalist April 21 * James McAvoy, Scottish actor * Karin Rask, Estonian actress April 22 – Daniel Johns, Australian musician April 23 * Lauri Ylönen, Finnish singer * Jaime King, American actress * Yana Gupta, Indian actress of Czech origin April 24 * Laurentia Tan, Singaporean Paralympic equestrienne * Avey Tare, American musician * Adam Andretti, American race car driver April 25 * Andreas Küttel, Swiss ski jumper * Andrea Osvárt, Hungarian actress April 26 *Janne Wirman, Finnish keyboardist *Sam Totman, British guitarist April 27 – Travis Meeks, American musician April 28 – Bahram Radan, Iranian actor April 29 * Jo O'Meara, English singer April 30 – Shelley Calene-Black, American voice actress May May 1 * Roman Lyashenko, Russian ice hockey player * Lars Berger, Norwegian biathlete and cross-country skier * Mauro Bergamasco, Italian rugby union player May 2 – Jason Chimera, Canadian ice hockey player May 3 * Danny Foster, English singer * Ingrid Isotamm, Estonian actress May 4 * Lance Bass, American singer * Wes Butters, English broadcaster May 5 – Vincent Kartheiser, American actor May 6 * Mark Burrier, American cartoonist * Kerry Ellis, English stage actress and singer * Gerd Kanter, Estonian discus thrower * Jon Montgomery, Canadian former skeleton racer and television personality; host of The Amazing Race Canada May 8 – Wendy Armoko, Indonesian singer, actor, presenter and comedian May 9 * Pierre Bouvier, Canadian musician * Rosario Dawson, American actress May 10 * Marieke Vervoort, Belgian athlete * Lee Hyori, South Korean entertainer May 12 – Adrian Serioux, Canadian soccer player May 13 * Mickey Madden, American musician * Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland * Sid Ahmed Rezala, French serial killer May 14 – Urijah Faber, WEC Featherweight Champion May 15 * Ryan Max Riley, humorist and national champion skier * James Mackenzie, Scottish actor and TV presenter May 16 * Brandon Lee, Filipino-American gay pornographic film actor * Jessica Morris, American actress May 18 * Mariusz Lewandowski, Polish footballer * Michal Martikán, Slovak slalom canoeist * Jens Bergensten, Swedish game designer and co-founder of the game company Mojang May 19 * Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer * Diego Forlán, Uruguayan football player May 20 – Andrew Scheer, Canadian politician May 21 – Sonja Vectomov, Czech-Finnish electronic musician and composer May 22 * Maggie Q, American actress *Nazanin Boniadi, Iranian-British-American actress May 23 – Rasual Butler, American basketball player May 24 * Frank Mir, American mixed martial artist * Tracy McGrady, American basketball player May 25 – Jonny Wilkinson, English rugby union player May 26 * Ashley Massaro, American professional wrestler and model * Elisabeth Harnois, American actress May 27 – Michael Buonauro, American comic creator May 28 – Jesse Bradford, American actor May 29 – Brian Kendrick, American wrestler May 30 * Mike Bishai, Canadian ice hockey player * Clint Bowyer, American race car driver * Rie Kugimiya, Japanese voice actress and singer June June 1 * TheFatRat, German musician and producer * Markus "Notch" Persson, Swedish video game programmer and designer, co-founder the video game company Mojang June 2 * Choirul Huda, Indonesian professional footballer and civil servant * Morena Baccarin, Brazilian actress June 5 * François Sagat, French male gay porn film actor, model and director * Pete Wentz, American musician, lyricist and bassist June 6 – Shanda Sharer, American murder victim June 7 * Anna Torv, Australian actress * Kevin Hofland, Dutch footballer June 8 * Pete Orr, Canadian baseball player * Eddie Hearn, British promoter June 9 – Émilie Loit, French tennis player June 10 – Lee Brice, American country music singer-songwriter June 11 – Preslaysa Edwards, American actress * Christopher M Rolen, American Bad Ass! June 12 * Robyn, Swedish singer-songwriter * Amandine Bourgeois, French singer * Dallas Clark, American football player * Diego Milito, Argentine football player * Jodie Prenger, British actress June 13 * Nila Håkedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player * Ágnes Csomor, Hungarian actress June 14 * Paradorn Srichaphan, Thai tennis player * Alton Sterling, American man fatally shot by a Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officer June 15 – Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete June 16 – Ari Hest, American singer-songwriter June 17 – Young Maylay, American actor, record producer and rapper June 18 * Yumiko Kobayashi, Japanese voice actress * Chris Neil, Canadian ice hockey player * Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer-songwriter June 19 * Jade Cole, American fashion model * John Duddy, Irish boxer * Kate Tsui, Hong Kong actress June 21 * Chris Pratt, American actor * Makasini Richter, Tongan rugby league player June 22 * Sandra Klösel, German tennis player * Jai Rodriguez, American actor and musician June 23 * Marilyn Agliotti, Dutch field hockey player * LaDainian Tomlinson, American football player June 24 * Petra Němcová, Czech model * Joaquín de Orbegoso, Peruvian actor * Craig Shergold, British cancer patient * Mindy Kaling, American actress, comedian and author June 25 * La La Anthony, American television personality, author, businesswoman, producer and actress * Busy Philipps, American film actress June 26 * Ryan Tedder, American singer, songwriter and producer * Julia Benson, Canadian actress June 27 * Cazwell, American rapper and songwriter * Scott Taylor, American politician * Fabrizio Miccoli, Italian professional footballer June 28 * Felicia Day, American actress, writer, director, violinist and singer * Randy McMichael, American football player June 29 * Lee Hee-joon, South Korean actor * Abz Love, English singer * Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer * Yehuda Levi, Israeli actor and male model * Liliana Castro, Ecuadorian-born Brazilian actress * Artur Avila, Brazilian and French mathematician June 30 * Rick Gonzalez, American actor * Ed Kavalee, Australian comedian, actor, radio and television host * Faisal Shahzad, Pakistani-American bomber * Matisyahu, Jewish American reggae vocalist, beatboxer and alternative rock musician * Nelson Lucas, Seychellois sprinter * Christopher Jacot, Canadian actor * Andy Burrows, English songwriter and musician July July 1 * Danisa Phiri, Zimbabwean footballer * Forrest Griffin, American mixed martial arts fighter * Patrik Baboumian, German-Iranian strongman competitor, strength athlete and bodybuilder July 2 * Diana Gurtskaya, Georgian singer * Sam Hornish Jr., American race car driver * Ayiesha Woods, American singer July 3 * Sayuri Katayama, Japanese actress, singer and lyricist * Ludivine Sagnier, French model and actress July 4 – Kevin Thoms, American actor and voice actor July 5 * Oh Dae-hwan, South Korean actor * Shane Filan, Irish singer * Amélie Mauresmo, French tennis player * Darine Hamze, Lebanese actress July 6 * Mohsen Bengar, Iranian footballer * Kevin Hart, American actor, comedian, writer and producer July 7 * Pat Barry, American kickboxer and mixed martial artist * Douglas Hondo, Zimbabwean cricketer * Jan Hernych, Czech tennis player * Shebly Niavarani, Swedish actor * Amanda Françozo, Brazilian television presenter and model July 8 – Ben Jelen, Scottish-born American former singer-songwriter July 9 * Ella Koon, Hong Kong actress * Gary Chaw, Malaysian Chinese singer July 10 * Gong Yoo, South Korean actor * Dimitri Soudas, Canadian political consultant July 11 * Im Soo-jung, South Korean actress * Marina Gatell, Spanish actress July 12 * Nikos Barlos, Greek basketball player and coach * Justin Rockefeller, American venture capitalist and political activist * Sam Golzari, British actor July 13 * Dejan Ćirjaković, Serbian actor, screenwriter and musician * Daniel Galera, Brazilian writer, translator and editor * Holly Gauthier-Frankel, Canadian voice actress and singer * Ladyhawke, New Zealand singer-songwriter July 14 * Sioen, Belgian singer and songwriter * Axel Teichmann, German cross-country skier July 15 * Laura Benanti, American actress and singer * Travis Fimmel, Australian fashion model and actor * Philipp Karner, American actor, writer and director July 16 * Landy Wen, Taiwanese singer * Jayma Mays, American actress and singer * Kinya Kotani, Japanese singer * Kim Rhode, American double trap and skeet shooter July 17 * Mike Vogel, American actor * Brendan James, American piano-based singer/songwriter July 18 * Rick Baxter, American politician * Jaska Raatikainen, Finnish drummer * Jason Weaver, American actor and singer July 19 * Malavika, Indian actress * David Sakurai, Danish-Japanese actor, director, scriptwriter and martial artist * Bruno Cabrerizo, Brazilian football player, model and actor July 20 * Claudine Barretto, Filipino film actress, television actress, entrepreneur and product endorser * Marcos Mion, Brazilian TV host, actor, voice actor and businessman * Milan Nikolić, Serbian accordionist * Adam Rose, South African professional wrestler * Amr Shabana, Egyptian squash player July 21 – David Carr, American football player July 23 – Michelle Williams, American singer and actress July 24 * Rose Byrne, Australian actress * Lee Si-yeon, South Korean actress * Stat Quo, American rapper July 25 – Allister Carter, English snooker player July 26 * Johnson Beharry, British recipient of the Victoria Cross * Tamyra Gray, American singer * Derek Paravicini, British pianist * Peter Sarno, Canadian ice hockey player * Mageina Tovah, American actress July 27 * Marielle Franco, Brazilian politician * Jorge Arce, Mexican boxer * Shannon Moore, American professional wrestler July 30 * Show Lo, Taiwanese singer * Graeme McDowell, Northern Irish professional golfer * Maya Nasser, Syrian journalist July 31 – B. J. Novak, American actor, director and producer August August 1 * Jason Momoa, American actor * Junior Agogo, Ghanaian footballer * Honeysuckle Weeks, British actress August 3 * Danso Gordon, Canadian actor * Evangeline Lilly, Canadian actress and author of children's literature * Maria Haukaas Mittet, Norwegian recording artist August 4 – Patryk Dominik Sztyber, Polish rock musician August 5 – David Healy, Northern Irish footballer August 7 – Miguel Llera, Spanish footballer August 10 * JoAnna Garcia, American actress * Ted Geoghegan, American screenwriter August 11 * Drew Nelson, Canadian actor and voice actor * Bubba Crosby, American baseball player August 12 * Peter Browngardt, American cartoonist * Cindy Klassen, Canadian speed skater August 13 – Taizō Sugimura, Japanese politician August 15 * Carl Edwards, American race car driver * Peter Shukoff, American comedian, musician and personality August 16 * Sarah Balabagan, Filipina prisoner and singer August 19 – Oumar Kondé, Swiss footballer August 20 – Jamie Cullum, English jazz pianist and singer August 22 – Matt Walters, American football player August 23 * Mulan Jameela, Indonesian singer and politician * Ritchie Neville, English singer August 24 * Elva Hsiao, Taiwanese singer * Michael Redd, American basketball player August 25 – Andrew Hussie, American artist August 26 * Jamal Lewis, American football player * Cristian Mora, Ecuadorian footballer August 27 * Giovanni Capitello, American filmmaker and actor * Tian Liang, Chinese diver * Aaron Paul, American actor August 28 * Robert Hoyzer, German football referee * Yuki Maeda, Japanese singer * Shane Van Dyke, American actor August 29 – Justine Pasek, Miss Universe 2002 August 30 * Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress * Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress August 31 * Mickie James, American professional wrestler * Simon Neil, Scottish musician, Biffy Clyro Marmaduke Duke * Yuvan Shankar Raja, Indian film composer September September 1 – Neg Dupree, British comedian September 2 * Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor * Łukasz Żygadło, Polish volleyball player September 3 – Júlio César, Brazilian football goalkeeper September 4 – Maxim Afinogenov, Russian ice hockey player September 5 * John Carew, Norwegian footballer * Stacey Dales, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster September 6 – Ned Collette, Australian singer and musician September 7 – Nathan Hindmarsh, Australian rugby league player September 8 * Pink, American singer and actress *Ashraf Sinclair, English-Malaysian actor September 10 – Mustis, Norwegian pianist September 11 * Ariana Richards, American actress * Eric Abidal, French footballer * Cameron Richardson, American actress and model September 12 * Michelle Dorrance, American tap dancer * Jay McGraw, American author, son of TV psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw September 13 – Ivan Miljković, Serbian volleyball player September 14 * Stuart Fielden, English rugby league player * Kamya Panjabi, Indian television actress September 15 * Dave Annable, American actor * Amy Davidson, American actress * Edna Ngeringway Kiplagat, Kenyan long-distance runner * Patrick Marleau, Canadian ice hockey player September 16 * Fanny, French singer * Flo Rida, African-American rapper September 17 * Akin Ayodele, American football player * Chuck Comeau, Canadian drummer September 18 * Junichi Inamoto, Japanese footballer * Alison Lohman, American actress September 19 – Noémie Lenoir, French supermodel September 20 – David Long, New Zealand musician September 22 * MyAnna Buring, Swedish-English actress * Jericho Rosales, Filipino actor September 23 – Lote Tuqiri, Fijian-Australian rugby player September 24 * Justin Bruening, American actor and model * Erin Chambers, American actress * Katja Kassin, German porn actress * Julia Clarete, Filipina actress September 25 * Rashad Evans, a fighter in the MMA sport UFC * Michele Scarponi, Italian road bicycle racer September 26 * Naomichi Marufuji, Japanese professional wrestler * Taavi Rõivas, Prime Minister of Estonia September 27 * Zoltán Horváth, Hungarian basketball player * Shinji Ono, Japanese football player September 28 * Bam Margera, American skateboarder * Dane Boedigheimer, American YouTuber and animator * Anndi McAfee, American actress and voice actress September 29 * Gaitana, Ukrainian singer and songwriter of Ukrainian and Congolese descent * Artika Sari Devi, Putri Indonesia 2004 September 30 * Mike Damus, American actor * Vince Chong, Malaysian singer October October 1 * Rudi Johnson, American football player * Senit, Italian singer of Eritrean descent * Marko Stanojevic, English-born Italian rugby union player October 2 – Brianna Brown, American actress October 3 * Matt Davis, American stand-up comedian * Josh Klinghoffer, American musician * John Hennigan, American professional wrestler October 4 * Caitriona Balfe, Irish model and actress * Brandon Barash, American actor * Rachael Leigh Cook, American actress * Adam Voges, Australian cricketer October 5 – Gao Yuanyuan, Chinese actress October 7 * Aaron Ashmore, Canadian film and television actor * Shawn Ashmore, Canadian film and television actor * Simona Amânar, Romanian gymnast * Tang Wei, Chinese actress October 8 – Kristanna Loken, American actress and model October 9 * Csézy, Hungarian singer * Vernon Fox, American football player * Alex Greenwald, American singer-songwriter, producer and actor * Todd Kelly, Australian race car driver * Chris O'Dowd, Irish actor and comedian * DJ Rashad, Chicago-based electronic musician, producer and DJ * Hendrik Odendaal, South African swimmer * Brandon Routh, American actor * Gonzalo Sorondo, Uruguayan footballer October 10 * Wu Chun, Bruneian actor, model and singer * Nicolás Massú, Chilean tennis player * Mýa, American singer and actress October 11 * Bae Doona, South Korean actress * Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan singer October 13 * Ryan Malcolm, Canadian singer * Mamadou Niang, Senegalese footballer October 14 – Stacy Keibler, American actress and model October 15 – Jaci Velasquez, American Christian singer October 16 – Erin Brown, American actress October 17 – Kimi Räikkönen, Finnish 2007 Formula 1 world champion October 18 – Ne-Yo, African-American singer and songwriter October 19 – Marc Elliott, British actor October 20 * John Krasinski, American actor * Paul O'Connell, Irish rugby union player October 23 – Jorge Solís, Mexican professional boxer October 25 – Sarah Thompson, American actress October 26 – Jonathan Chase, American actor October 28 * Brett Dennen, American folk/pop singer and songwriter * Jawed Karim, co-founder of YouTube * Martin Škoula, Czech ice hockey player October 30 – Yukie Nakama, Japanese actress November November 1 * Coco Crisp, American baseball player * Atsuko Enomoto, Japanese voice actress * Milan Dudić, Serbian footballer November 2 – Erika Flores, American actress November 3 * Pablo Aimar, Argentine footballer * Tim McIlrath, American rock singer, songwriter November 4 – Audrey Hollander, American porn actress November 5 – Tarek Boudali, French actor November 6 * Lamar Odom, African-American retired basketball player * Myolie Wu, Hong Kong actress November 7 – Jon Peter Lewis, American singer and songwriter November 8 * Aaron Hughes, Northern Irish footballer * Dania Ramirez, Dominican actress * Salvatore Cascio, Italian actor November 9 * Caroline Flack, English television presenter, radio presenter and model * Dania Ramirez, Dominican-American actress * Darren Trumeter, American actor and comedian November 12 * Matt Cappotelli, American professional wrestler * Cote de Pablo, Chilean actress * Matt Stevic, Australian rules football umpire November 13 * Henry Wolfe, American actor and musician * Metta World Peace, American basketball player November 14 * Mavie Hörbiger, German actress * Olga Kurylenko, Ukrainian model and actress * Mpule Kwelagobe, Miss Universe 1999 November 17 – Matthew Spring, English footballer November 18 – Neeti Mohan, Indian playback singer November 19 * Barry Jenkins, American film director, producer, and screenwriter * Larry Johnson, American football player * Michelle Vieth, American born Mexican actress and model November 20 – Ericson Alexander Molano, Colombian gospel singer November 21 – Kim Dong-wan, South Korean singer and actor November 22 * Chris Doran, Irish singer * Scott Robinson, English singer November 23 * Ivica Kostelić, Croatian alpine skier * Kelly Brook, English actress and model November 25 – Joel Kinnaman, Swedish-American actor November 27 * Ricky Carmichael, American motorcycle and stock car racer * Hilary Hahn, American violinist November 28 * Dane Bowers, English singer-songwriter * Jamie Korab, Canadian curler * Hakeem Seriki, African-American rapper * Daniel Henney, American actor and model November 29 * Simon Amstell, English comedian and writer * Jayceon Taylor, American rapper November 30 * Diego Klattenhoff, Canadian actor * Andrés Nocioni, Argentinian basketball player December December 2 * Sabina Babayeva, Azerbaijani singer * Yvonne Catterfeld, German singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality December 3 * Daniel Bedingfield, English pop singer and songwriter * Rock Cartwright, American football player * Robby Mook, American former political campaign strategist and campaign manager * Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor and singer * Tiffany Haddish, American actress and comedian December 7 * Eric Bauza, Canadian comedian and voice actor * Sara Bareilles, American singer, songwriter and pianist * Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress * Jennifer Carpenter, American actress December 8 – Ingrid Michaelson, American indie pop singer-songwriter December 9 – Olivia Lufkin, English-Japanese singer, songwriter December 10 – Keiko Nemoto, Japanese voice actress December 11 – Rider Strong, American actor, director, voice actor, producer and screenwriter December 12 – Emin Agalarov, Azerbaijani-Russian singer-songwriter and businessman December 14 * Chris Cheng, American sport shooter * Michael Owen, English footballer December 15 * Adam Brody, American actor * Eric Young, Canadian wrestler December 16 * Trevor Immelman, South African golfer * Daniel Narcisse, French handball player * Mihai Trăistariu, Romanian singer and musician December 17 * William Green, American football player * Matt Murley, American hockey player * Jaimee Foxworth, American actress and model December 18 – Amy Grabow, American actress December 19 * Kevin Devine, American songwriter and musician * Nicki Hunter, American porn actress and director * Paola Rey, Colombian actress and model * Tara Summers, English actress December 20 – Flávio, Angolan footballer December 22 * Petra Majdič, Slovene cross-country skier * Amanda Baker, American actress December 23 * Summer Altice, American model and actress * Jacqueline Bracamontes, Mexican actress and beauty contest winner * Kenny Miller, Scottish football player December 25 – Ferman Akgül, vocalist of Turkish nu-metal band maNga December 26 * Chris Daughtry, American singer and guitarist * Dimitry Vassiliev, Russian ski jumper December 27 – Carson Palmer, American football player December 28 * James Blake, American tennis pro * Diego Luna, Mexican actor * André Holland, American actor * Bree Williamson, Canadian actress * Robert Edward Davis, German-American rapper * Zach Hill, American drummer December 30 * Milana Terloeva, Chechen journalist and author * Yelawolf, American rapper December 31 * Bob Bryar, American drummer * Elaine Cassidy, Irish actress Deaths January
January 1 – Dumitru Coliu, Romanian communist activist and politician January 3 – Conrad Hilton, American hotelier January 4 – Vincent Korda, Hungarian art director January 5 * Billy Bletcher, American actor * Charles Mingus, American musician January 11 – Jack Soo, Japanese-born American actor January 13 – Donny Hathaway, American musician January 14 – Thomas DeSimone, American gangster January 15 – Charles W. Morris, American philosopher and semiotician January 16 – Ted Cassidy, American actor January 22 – Ali Hassan Salameh, Palestinian Leader of Black September and mastermind of the 1972 Munich Massacre January 26 – Nelson Rockefeller, 41st Vice President of the United States February February 2 * Issa Pliyev, Soviet general * Sid Vicious, English musician February 7 – Josef Mengele, German officer and physician February 10 - Karl von Eberstein, German politician February 12 – Jean Renoir, French film director and actor February 14 – Reginald Maudling, British politician February 17 – William Gargan, American actor February 25 – Henrich Focke, German aviation pioneer March March 1 * Mustafa Barzani, Iraqi Kurdish politician * Dolores Costello, American actress March 15 – Léonide Massine, Russian dancer and choreographer March 18 – Marjorie Daw, American actress March 19 – Richard Beckinsale, British actor March 22 – Ben Lyon, American actor March 24 – Yvonne Mitchell, English actress March 26 – Jean Stafford, American writer March 29 – Sultan Yahya Petra ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim Petra, Sultan of Kelantan and 6th King of Malaysia March 30 * Airey Neave, British politician * José María Velasco Ibarra, Ecuadorian politician, 24th President of Ecuador April April 4 * Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan and 4th President of Pakistan * Edgar Buchanan, American actor April 10 – Nino Rota, Italian composer April 11 – Hassan Pakravan, Iranian diplomat April 19 – Wilhelm Bittrich, German Waffen SS general April 23 – Blair Peach, New Zealand-born, British teacher April 24 – John Carroll, American actor April 27 – Phan Huy Quát, Vietnamese politician April 30 – Pan Halippa, Bessarabian and later Romanian journalist and politician May May 1 – Morteza Motahhari, Iranian cleric & politician May 2 – Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate May 6 – Milton Ager, American songwriter May 8 – Talcott Parsons, American sociologist May 11 * Joan Chandler, American actress * Barbara Hutton, American socialite May 13 – Predrag Đajić, Bosnian Serb and Yugoslav footballer May 14 – Jean Rhys, Dominican novelist May 16 – A. Philip Randolph, African-American civil rights activist May 27 – Ahmed Ould Bouceif, Mauritanian military officer, 2nd Prime Minister of Mauritania May 29 – Mary Pickford, Canadian-American actress and producer June June 1 * Werner Forssmann, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine * Ján Kadár, Czechoslovakian film director * Jack Mulhall, American actor June 5 – Heinz Erhardt, German comedian, musician, entertainer, actor and poet June 6 – Jack Haley, American actor June 11 * Loren Murchison, American Olympic athlete * John Wayne, American Academy Award-winning actor and film director June 13 – Darla Hood, American actress June 22 – Louis Chiron, Monacan Grand Prix driver June 25 – Dave Fleischer, American animator June 26 – Akwasi Afrifa, Ghanaian soldier and politician, Head of state July July 2 – Carlyle Smith Beals, Canadian astronomer July 3 – Louis Durey, French composer July 4 – Theodora Kroeber, American writer and anthropologist July 6 * Antonio María Barbieri, Uruguay Roman Catholic cardinal * Van McCoy, American musician noted for his 1975 hit "The Hustle" July 8 * Elizabeth Ryan, American 30 Grand Slam Tennis Champion * Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Japanese physicist, Nobel Prize laureate * Michael Wilding, English actor * Robert Burns Woodward, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate July 10 – Arthur Fiedler, American conductor July 12 – Minnie Riperton, American rhythm and blues singer July 13 – Corinne Griffith, American actress and author July 15 * Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Mexican politician, 49th President of Mexico, 1964-1970 * Juana de Ibarbourou, Uruguayan poet July 16 – Alfred Deller, English countertenor July 17 – Edward Akufo-Addo, Ghanese politician and lawyer, 5th President of Ghana July 20 – Sir Herbert Butterfield, English philosopher and historian July 22 – Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer July 28 – George Seaton, American screenwriter and director July 29 – Herbert Marcuse, German-American philosopher, sociologist and political theorist August August 2 – Thurman Munson, American baseball player August 3 – Bertil Ohlin, Swedish economist and Liberal politician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences August 6 – Feodor Lynen, German biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine August 9 – Walter O'Malley, American baseball executive August 10 * Dick Foran, American actor * Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi, Afghan politician, 9th Prime Minister of Afghanistan * Zygmunt Witymir Bieńkowski, Polish pilot and writer August 12 – Ernst Chain, German-born British biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate August 16 – John Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada August 20 – Christian Dotremont, Belgian painter and writer August 21 – Stuart Heisler, American film and television director August 22 – James T. Farrell, American novelist August 24 * Ahmad Daouk, Lebanese politician, 12th Prime Minister of Lebanon * Hanna Reitsch, German aviator August 25 – Stan Kenton, American jazz pianist August 26 – Alvin Karpis, American criminal August 27 – Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, British Viceroy of India August 30 – Jean Seberg, American actress August 31 – Sally Rand, American dancer September September 1 – Doris Kenyon, American actress September 2 – Felix Aylmer, British actor September 5 – Alberto di Jorio, Italian Roman Catholic cardinal September 6 – Guy Bolton, British playwright September 9 – Norrie Paramor, British music producer September 10 – Agostinho Neto, Angolan poet and politician, 1st President of Angola September 16 * Giò Ponti, Italian architect, industrial designer, furniture designer and artist * Rob Slotemaker, Indonesian-born, Dutch Formula 1 racing car driver September 20 * Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah, Sultan of Terengganu and 4th King of Malaysia * Ludvík Svoboda, 8th President of Czechoslovakia September 22 * Abul A'la Maududi, Pakistani journalist and philosopher * Otto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born British physicist September 24 – Carl Laemmle Jr., American film studio executive September 25 – Yury Kovalyov, Soviet footballer September 26 * John Cromwell, American film director and actor * Arthur Hunnicutt, American actor September 27 * Gracie Fields, British actress * Jimmy McCulloch, Scottish guitarist September 29 * Francisco Macías Nguema, 1st President of Equatorial Guinea * Ivan Wyschnegradsky, Russian composer October October 1 – Dorothy Arzner, American film director October 6 – Elizabeth Bishop, American poet October 15 – Jacob L. 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