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...
Irina Saburova
Irina Evgenyevna Saburova (Russian: Ирина Евгеньевна Сабурова, 1 April 1907 – 22 November 1979) was a Russian writer, poet, translator, and magazine editor.
Saburova was born in Riga, Lat...
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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...
Dirk Stikker
Dirk Uipko Stikker, GBE, GCVO (5 February 1897 – 23 December 1979) was a Dutch banker, industrialist, politician, and diplomat.Born in Winschoten, he studied law at the University of Groningen. ...
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Robert K. Carr
Robert Kenneth Carr (1908–1979) was an influential American scholar in the field of government/political science. His main area of interest and expertise was in the field of civil liberties/civil righ...
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 ...
Mary Garman
Mary Margaret Garman Campbell (1898 – 1979) was the eldest of seven sisters known for their glamorous, bohemian lifestyles and their many love affairs with famous artists, writers and musicians ...
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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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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Stephanus Le Roux Marais
Stephanus Le Roux Marais (born 1896, Bloemfontein district, Orange Free State, South Africa, died 25 May 1979, Graaff-Reinet) was a South African composer. He studied at the South African College of ...
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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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...
Harry Simpson - Wikipedia
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 ...
Aleksandr Stolper
Aleksandr Borisovich Stolper (Russian: Александр Борисович Столпер; 12 August 1907, Dvinsk (now Daugavpils) – 12 January 1979, Moscow) was a Russian/Soviet film director and screenwriter. He direc...
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...
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...
Felix Aylmer
Sir Felix Edward Aylmer Jones, OBE (21 February 1889 – 2 September 1979) was an English stage actor who also appeared in the cinema and on television. Aylmer made appearances in films with comedians s...
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Supreme Council for National Reconstruction
The Supreme Council for National Reconstruction, initially named the Military Revolutionary Committee, was a military junta that oversaw the government of South Korea from May 16, 1961 until the inaug...
Amos Strunk
Amos Aaron Strunk (January 22, 1889 – July 22, 1979) was a center fielder who played in Major League Baseball from 1908 through 1924. A member of four World Series champion teams, Strunk batted and th...
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