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1979
CONTENTS
Chronology of Events
The Year in Pictures
Awards and Honors
Disasters
Notable Deaths
U.S. Congress Members
U.S. Governors
World Leaders
Entertainment News and Highlights
Sports News and Highlights
Acting Cat
Acting Cat
International Whaling Commission Meeting
International Whaling Commission Meeting
At its annual meeting in London, England, in July, the IWC voted 18 to 2 for a worldwide moratorium on whaling by factory ships.
Artistic Cars
Artistic Cars
In July 1979 hundreds of people gathered in San Francisco, California, to watch a carrot, a can of sardines, and a decorated bug race down a hill in McLaren Park.
New Chryslers on Sale
New Chryslers on Sale
Child Power
Child Power
Nonaligned Nations Summit
Nonaligned Nations Summit
Children Testify Before Congress
Children Testify Before Congress
Record Coin Sale
Record Coin Sale
Gas Shortage
Gas Shortage
Many Americans found themselves waiting in long lines to get gas in 1979. Worse, many who finally made it to the head of the line found that the gas pumps were closed.
Rising Food Prices
Rising Food Prices
Illustrating the Dangers of Smoking
Illustrating the Dangers of Smoking
Selling Oxygen in Denver
Selling Oxygen in Denver
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