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WhoBirthdayAge on Monday, Dec 31 1979
Corbet Morris
12/31/1881-03/10/1951
98
Died Aged:69
Jack Barty
12/31/1888-11/25/1942
91
Died Aged:53
Jack Bligh
12/31/1889-09/25/1967
90
Died Aged:77
Stanley Price
12/31/1892-07/13/1955
87
Died Aged:62
Jason Robards Sr.
12/31/1892-04/04/1963
87
Died Aged:70
Ronald Adam
12/31/1896-03/27/1979
83
Died Aged:82
George Furness
12/31/1896-04/03/1985
83
Richard Powell
12/31/1896-01/01/1937
83
Died Aged:40
Rhys Williams
12/31/1897-05/28/1969
82
Died Aged:71
Nan Marriott-Watson
12/31/1899-08/28/1982
80
Sean S. Cunningham
12/31/1941
38
Jean Wall
12/31/1900-10/24/1959
79
Died Aged:58
Georges Gosset
12/31/1906-10/20/1980
73
Giuseppe Addobbati
12/31/1909-01/04/1986
70
Theresa Harris
12/31/1909-10/08/1985
70
Manhattan Bridge
12/31/1909
70
Irvin Ashkenazy
12/31/1910-12/19/1982
69
John Boruff
12/31/1910-01/12/1993
69
Jack Hargreaves
12/31/1911-03/15/1994
68
Pat Brady
12/31/1914-02/27/1972
65
Died Aged:57
Arletta Duncan
12/31/1914-10/28/1985
65
Suzy Delair
12/31/1917
62
Allan McClelland
12/31/1917-01/24/1989
62
Joan McCracken
12/31/1917-11/01/1961
62
Died Aged:43
Virginia Davis
12/31/1918-08/15/2009
61
G. Wood
12/31/1919-07/24/2000
60
Rex Allen
12/31/1920-12/17/1999
59
Sally Gracie
12/31/1920-08/13/2001
59
Richard Hamilton
12/31/1920-12/21/2004
59
Enid Irvin
12/31/1921-04/17/2013
58
Taylor Mead
12/31/1924-05/08/2013
55
Allan Surtees
12/31/1924-11/01/2000
55
Norman Chappell
12/31/1925-07/21/1983
54
Ed Morgan
12/31/1926-01/27/2013
53
Frank Gatliff
12/31/1927-06/23/1990
52
Joan Hayward
12/31/1928-1981
51
Dan Leegant
12/31/1928-04/30/2009
51
Lisa Daniels
12/31/1930-02/12/2010
49
Patricia Tiernan
12/31/1930
49
George Ardisson
12/31/1931-12/11/2014
48
Harvey Ashby
12/31/1933-01/05/1997
46
Edward Bunker
12/31/1933-07/19/2005
46
Glenn Leedy
12/31/1935-04/19/2004
44
Myron Natwick
12/31/1935
44
Siw Malmkvist
12/31/1936
43
Anthony Hopkins
12/31/1937
42
Rosalind Cash
12/31/1938-10/31/1995
41
David Froman
12/31/1938-02/08/2010
41
Tim Considine
12/31/1940
39
Johnny Leeze
12/31/1941
38
Sarah Miles
12/31/1941
38
Roland Blanche
12/31/1943-09/12/1999
36
John Denver
12/31/1943-10/12/1997
36
Ben Kingsley
12/31/1943
36
Gary Epper
12/31/1944-12/01/2007
35
Cheryl Gilham
12/31/1944
35
Neil Ross
12/31/1944
35
Vernon Wells
12/31/1945
34
Michele Bernath
12/31/1946
33
Susan Littler
12/31/1947-07/11/1982
32
Tim Matheson
12/31/1947
32
Joe Dallesandro
12/31/1948
31
Donna Summer
12/31/1948-05/17/2012
31
Maida Belove
12/31/1950
29
Barbara Carrera
12/31/1951
28
Terry Rhoads
12/31/1951-10/16/2013
28
Elizabeth Norment
12/31/1952-10/13/2014
27
Jane Badler
12/31/1953
26
James Remar
12/31/1953
26
Peter Williams
12/31/1957
22
Bebe Neuwirth
12/31/1958
21
Val Kilmer
12/31/1959
20
Julian Forbes
12/31/1960
19
Rick Lawless
12/31/1960
19
Scott Fults
12/31/1961
18
Don Diamont
12/31/1962
17
Julian Stone
12/31/1962
17
Amelia Kinkade
12/31/1963
16
Michael McDonald
12/31/1964
15
Gong Li
12/31/1965
14
Geoff Meed
12/31/1965
14
Bruce Ramsay
12/31/1966
13
Dominik Diamond
12/31/1969
10
Chandra West
12/31/1970
9
Camilla Larsson
12/31/1971
8
Joey McIntyre
12/31/1972
7
Steve Byers
12/31/1979
0
Elaine Cassidy
12/31/1979
0
G. Michael Gray
12/31/1979
0

Passed on Monday, Dec 31 1979
Luis Induni
Frank Kumagai

Aired on Monday, Dec 31 1979
WKRP in CincinnatiGod Talks to Johnny
Kenny Everett Video ShowWill Kenny Everett Make It to 1980 Show?
JackanoryThe Wizard of Crumm and the Ice Princess

Aired on Monday, Dec 31 1979
USA
CBS
 9:00 pmM*A*S*HYessir, That's Our Baby

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 29 1979
Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)Pink Floyd1
I Have A DreamABBA2
Walking On The MoonThe Police3
Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time)Fiddler's Dram4
I Only Want To Be With YouThe Tourists5
Rapper's DelightSugarhill Gang6
Wonderful ChristmastimePaul McCartney7
Que Sera Mi Vida (If You Should Go)The Gibson Brothers8
My Simple HeartThe Three Degrees9
Brass In PocketThe Pretenders10
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand11
Off The WallMichael Jackson12
John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)David Bowie13
Union City BlueBlondie14
ConfusionElectric Light Orchestra15
Last Train To LondonElectric Light Orchestra15
Living On An IslandStatus Quo16
Is It Love You're AfterRose Royce17
Nights In White SatinThe Moody Blues18
One Step BeyondMadness19
Tears Of A ClownThe Beat20
Ranking Full StopThe Beat20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 29 1979
Escape (The Pina Colada Song)Rupert Holmes1
Please Don't GoK. C. and the Sunshine Band2
BabeStyx3
Send One Your LoveStevie Wonder4
StillCommodores5
Do That To Me One More TimeCaptain and Tennille6
You're Only LonelyJ.D. Souther7
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)Barbra Streisand8
Ladies NightKool & The Gang9
Take The Long Way HomeSupertramp10
Rock With YouMichael Jackson11
Cool ChangeLittle River Band12
We Don't Talk AnymoreCliff Richard13
Head GamesForeigner14
Cruisin'Smokey Robinson15
Better Love Next TimeDr. Hook16
The Long RunEagles17
JaneJefferson Starship18
I Want You TonightPablo Cruise19
Heartache TonightEagles20