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1979 - Information and Events from 1979Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Kilkenny won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions
Born that year wereKate Hudson (Actress)
Johnny Wilkinson (Rugby Player)
Catherine Zeta Jones (Actress)
Inventions in 1979 includedCell phones
Famous Irish movies includedA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Also that yearUSSR Invades Afghanistan
Margaret Thatcher elected Prime minister in UK
Severe Atlantic Storm hits Fastnet International Yacht Race and a number of boats and crew are lost
In the US due to crisis in Iran Oil Prices increase around the world and the public begin panic buying making things worse.
Pope John Paul II arrives on a three-day visit to Ireland. Over one million people attend a Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park in Dublin
Dubliner Eamonn Coghlan breaks the world indoor mile record. He clocks 3 minutes 52.6 seconds at a race in San Diego.
1979 - Videos from 1979
Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd Christmas Number 1