John Wayne Dies - Jun 11, 1979
On this day in 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor famous for starring in countless westerns, dies at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade.
How Peggy Guggenheim Became The Queen of Modern Art
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection sits on the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice, a somewhat unassuming one-story, white-walled palace that is filled with one of the most visited collections of modern a...
John Wayne Dies - Jun 11, 1979
On this day in 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor famous for starring in countless westerns, dies at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade.
Mashiur Rahman (politician)
Mashiur Rahman(1924-1979), also known as Mashiur Rahman Jadu Mia, was a Senior Minister, with the rank and status of a Prime Minister in charge of the ministry of Railways, Roads and Highways of the B...
Louis Leon Ribak
Louis Leon Ribak (3 December 1902 – 1979) was an American social realist and abstractionist painter. Born in Ruzhany, Ribak emigrated to New York at the age of ten with his family. He attended P...
How Peggy Guggenheim Became The Queen of Modern Art
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection sits on the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice, a somewhat unassuming one-story, white-walled palace that is filled with one of the most visited collections of modern a...
Emil Stanisław Rappaport
Emil Stanisław Rappaport (8 July 1877 – 10 August 1965) was the son of Feliks Rappaport and Justyna Bauerertz and a Polish Jewish lawyer . He was a specialist in criminal law and a founder of the doct...
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Glen Flanagan
Glen Flanagan (November 16, 1926 – January 28, 1979) was a featherweight professional boxer from Minnesota.
Glen Flanagan was born and raised in St Paul, Minnesota. He and his wife Betty had six ...
Forrest Douds
Forrest McCreery "Jap" Douds (April 21, 1905 – August 16, 1979) was an All-American football player at Washington and Jefferson College in suburban Washington, Pennsylvania, where he was selected as a...
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Laurence S. Kuter
General Laurence Sherman Kuter (May 28, 1905 – November 30, 1979) was a Cold War-era U.S. Air Force general and former commander of NORAD. Kuter (pronounced COO-ter) was born in Rockford in 1905...
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Dick Robertson (songwriter)
Dick Robertson (New York City, 3 July 1903 - 1979) was an American popular big band singer and songwriter of the 1930s and 40s. He sang for many bandleaders such as Leo Reisman and Roger Wolfe Kahn an...
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas (16 February 1901 – 27 June 1979) was one of the pioneers in the history of Telecommunications in the Philippines who, through his professional specialization and expertise, made...
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Yip Ho Nung
Yip Ho Nung (18 October 1909 – 6 October 1979) was an Australian Chinese community leader, general merchant, produce merchant and restaurateur. Yip Ho Nung was born in Chien Mei village, Dongguan, C...
Lester Flatt
Lester Raymond Flatt (June 19, 1914 – May 11, 1979) was a bluegrass guitarist and mandolinist, best known for his collaboration with banjo picker Earl Scruggs in the The Foggy Mountain Boys (popularly...
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Martin Thau
Martin Hansen Thau (July 28, 1887 – May 8, 1979) was a Danish gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.He was part of the Danish team, which won the silver medal in the gymnastics men's team, ...
Michel Loève
Michel Loève (January 22, 1907 – February 17, 1979) was a French American probabilist and a mathematical statistician, of Israeli Jewish origin. He is known in mathematical statistics and probability ...
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Vernon Brown (musician)
Vernon Brown (January 6, 1907, Venice, Illinois - May 18, 1979) was an American jazz trombonist.Brown played in St. Louis with Frankie Trumbauer in 1925-26, and moved through a variety of groups in th...
Kalpana (Kannada actress)
Kalpana (Kannada: ಕಲ್ಪನಾ; 8 July 1943 – 12 May 1979), born Sharat Lata was a Kannada film actress. She was affectionately referred to as Minugu Taare ("A Shining Star") among the film fraternity. ...
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Gholamhossein Mosaheb
Gholam hossein Mosaheb (born Oct. 13, 1910, died 1979 ) was an Iranian mathematician and logician whose works have been praised by other scholars such as Iraj Afshar and Najaf Darya bandari. Being f...
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Bill Gooderham
Bill Gooderham (12 May 1919 – 15 December 1979) was a Canadian sailor who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
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Petrus Johannes Waardenburg
Petrus Johannes Waardenburg (3 June 1886, Nijeveen, Drenthe – 23 September 1979) was a Dutch ophthalmologist, geneticist, and pioneer in the application of genetics to ophthalmology. Waardenburg...
Harry Simpson
Harry Leon "Suitcase" Simpson (December 3, 1925 – April 3, 1979) was an African American outfielder and first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athleti...
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Eberhard Rodt
Eberhard Rodt (4 December 1895 – 14 December 1979) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who command several divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's ...
Manuel Barbeyto
Manuel Barbeyto (March 20, 1902 - October 26, 1979) was a Filipino actor of early 1930s before the war struck in the City of Manila. Barbeyto made his first appearance in the silent movie Mary, I Love...
Bolesław Piasecki
Bolesław Bogdan Piasecki (alias Leon Całka, Sablewski; born February 18, 1915 in Łódź, died January 1, 1979 in Warsaw) was a Polish politician and writer.In interwar Poland he was one of the more prom...
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Rupert Kentish
Rupert Kentish (26 June 1914 – 1979) was an Australian politician. He was the Country Liberal Party member for Arnhem in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly from 1974 to 1977.
Louis Durey
Louis Durey ([dyʁɛ]; 27 May 1888 – 3 July 1979) was a French composer.
Louis Durey was born in Paris, the son of a local businessman. It was not until he was nineteen years old that...
Fred Coe
Fred Coe (December 13, 1914 – April 29, 1979), nicknamed Pappy, was a television producer and director most famous for The Goodyear Television Playhouse/The Philco Television Playhouse in 1948-1955 an...