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[Feb. 9th, 2005|07:08 pm]
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In 1979 (the year you were born)


Jimmy Carter is president of the US


A major accident occurs at a nuclear reactor on Three Mile Island near Middletown, PA


An American Airlines DC-10 loses its engine and crashes seconds after takeoff, killing 275 people


Hurricane David kills over 1200 in the US and the Dominican Republic


Some 90 people, including 63 Americans, are taken hostage at the American Embassy in Tehran, Iran


The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan


ESPN starts broadcasting


Aaliyah, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Norah Jones, Heath Ledger, and Kate Hudson are born


Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series


Pittsburgh Steelers win Superbowl XIII


Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup


Kramer vs. Kramer is the top grossing film


Sophie's Choice by William Styron is published


"My Sharona" by The Knack spends the most time at the top of the US charts


The Facts of Life premiers



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