A Year In The Life Of The USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)
1979

On TV...

Archie Bunker's Place

Flatbush

House Calls

Knot's Landing

At the Movies...

All That Jazz

Apocalypse Now

Breaking Away

Norma Rae

The Academy Awards...(hosted by Johnny Carson)
Best Picture is - Kramer vs. Kramer
Best Actor is - Dustin Hoffman
Best Actress is - Sally Field

Some of the Celebrities Who Died This Year:

January

Jack Soo

February

Leigh Jason

March

Emmett Kelly

April

John Carroll

May

Lester Flatt

June

John Wayne

July

Arthur Fiedler

August

Vivien Vance

September

Jean Seberg

October

Nick Holt

November

Merle Oberon

December

Joan Blondell

World Events for 1979...

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Event

11 February

The Ayatollah Khomeini overthrows the Shah of Iran

28 March

Three Mile Island in PA nuclear mishap

31 May

The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan

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