1979 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1979 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1979: World Changing Event: Khomeini’s Iranian Revolution over Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. The Other World Changing Event: The introduction of the Sony Walkman The Top Song was My Sharona by The Knack The Movies to Watch include Alien, Rocky 2, The Muppet Movie, Apocalypse Now and Star Trek: The Motion Picture and The… Read More

1979 Oscars 51st Academy Awards

1979 Oscars 51st Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 9, 1979 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: Johnny Carson (introduced as “John Carson”) Eligibility Year: 1978 Watch this video on YouTube This was the final public appearance of actor John Wayne. The nominees for the 51st Academy Awards were announced on February 20,… Read More

1979 Grammy Award Winners

1979 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: February 15, 1979 Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California Host: John Denver Eligibility Year: October 1, 1977 – September 30, 1978 1979 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel Album of the Year: Saturday Night Fever, Bee Gees, David Shire, Yvonne… Read More