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1979 (MCMLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1979th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 979th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1970s decade.

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Clockwise from top-left: the Soviet Union invades Afghanistan, starting the Soviet-Afghan War; Sony releases the Walkman; the SALT II treaties are signed; Iranian students crowd the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the Iran hostage crisis; the oil tanker Betelgeuse explodes, killing 50 people; American Airlines Flight 191 crashes, leaving 271 people dead; Ixtoc 1 suffers a blowout, spilling 3.5 million barrels of oil; the Iranian Revolution culminates in the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynasty.
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1979 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1979
MCMLXXIX
Ab urbe condita2732
Armenian calendar1428
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԸ
Assyrian calendar6729
Baháʼí calendar135–136
Balinese saka calendar1900–1901
Bengali calendar1386
Berber calendar2929
British Regnal year27 Eliz. 2  28 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2523
Burmese calendar1341
Byzantine calendar7487–7488
Chinese calendar戊午年 (Earth Horse)
4676 or 4469
     to 
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4677 or 4470
Coptic calendar1695–1696
Discordian calendar3145
Ethiopian calendar1971–1972
Hebrew calendar5739–5740
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2035–2036
 - Shaka Samvat1900–1901
 - Kali Yuga5079–5080
Holocene calendar11979
Igbo calendar979–980
Iranian calendar1357–1358
Islamic calendar1399–1400
Japanese calendarShōwa 54
(昭和54年)
Javanese calendar1910–1912
Juche calendar68
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4312
Minguo calendarROC 68
民國68年
Nanakshahi calendar511
Thai solar calendar2522
Tibetan calendar阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
2105 or 1724 or 952
     to 
阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
2106 or 1725 or 953
Unix time283996800 – 315532799
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