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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Dec 7 1979
Harry Stubbs
12/07/1874-03/09/1950
105
Died Aged:75
Roy Applegate
12/07/1878-02/09/1950
101
Died Aged:71
Ian McLean
12/07/1887-02/01/1978
92
Died Aged:90
Nora Nicholson
12/07/1887-09/18/1973
92
Died Aged:85
Fay Bainter
12/07/1892-04/16/1968
87
Died Aged:75
Jack Pennick
12/07/1895-08/16/1964
84
Died Aged:68
Gordon Jr. Parks
12/07/1934-04/03/1979
45
Died Aged:44
Charles Goldner
12/07/1900-04/15/1955
79
Died Aged:54
Helen Horsey
12/07/1901-10/06/1992
78
Harry Stanton
12/07/1901-02/07/1978
78
Died Aged:76
Paul Power
12/07/1902-04/05/1968
77
Died Aged:65
Clinton Sundberg
12/07/1903-12/14/1987
76
Roland Armontel
12/07/1904-03/02/1983
75
Clarence Nash
12/07/1904-02/20/1985
75
Michael Trubshawe
12/07/1905-03/21/1985
74
William 'Wee Willie' Davis
12/07/1906-04/09/1981
73
Clarence Straight
12/07/1908-06/21/1988
71
Hans Paetsch
12/07/1909-02/03/2002
70
Rod Cameron
12/07/1910-12/21/1983
69
Nora Minor
12/07/1910-05/21/1995
69
Louis Prima
12/07/1910-08/24/1978
69
Died Aged:67
Eli Wallach
12/07/1915-06/24/2014
64
Dennis Bowen
12/07/1916-10/05/1999
63
Louise Franklin
12/07/1917-07/26/1992
62
Tilda Thamar
12/07/1917-04/12/1989
62
Hurd Hatfield
12/07/1918-12/26/1998
61
Frances Gifford
12/07/1920-01/22/1994
59
Hayden Jones
12/07/1920-11/07/1984
59
Franco Parenti
12/07/1921-04/28/1989
58
Robert Pouget
12/07/1921-01/14/1953
58
Died Aged:31
Jose Gonzales-Gonzales
12/07/1922-12/15/2000
57
Johnny Duncan
12/07/1923-02/08/2016
56
Ted Knight
12/07/1923-08/26/1986
56
Patricia Place
12/07/1924-09/20/2008
55
Ron Graham
12/07/1926
53
Anthony Doonan
12/07/1927
52
Tony Doonan
12/07/1927
52
Claude Whatham
12/07/1927-01/04/2008
52
Robert Cleaves
12/07/1928
51
Fran├žoise Spira
12/07/1928-01/04/1965
51
Died Aged:36
Boyd Holister
12/07/1930
49
Billy Wells
12/07/1931-2001
48
Ellen Burstyn
12/07/1932
47
Randy Jurgensen
12/07/1933
46
Jean Marie Ingels
12/07/1934
45
Elizabeth MacRae
12/07/1936
43
Glauco Onorato
12/07/1936-12/31/2009
43
Kenneth Colley
12/07/1937
42
Nomi Mitty
12/07/1939-08/24/1994
40
Stan Boardman
12/07/1940
39
Mike Minor
12/07/1940-01/25/2016
39
John Still
12/07/1941-01/20/2014
38
Bill Stewart
12/07/1942-08/29/2006
37
Sue Johnston
12/07/1943
36
Christopher Wynkoop
12/07/1943
36
Rosalind Ayres
12/07/1946
33
Vincent Baggetta
12/07/1947
32
James Keach
12/07/1947
32
Wendy Padbury
12/07/1947
32
Gary Morris
12/07/1948
31
Phillip Simms
12/07/1948
31
Tom Waits
12/07/1949
30
Susie Coelho
12/07/1953
26
George O'Hanlon Jr.
12/07/1953
26
Julie Halston
12/07/1954
25
Priscilla Barnes
12/07/1955
24
Larry Bird
12/07/1956
23
Mark Rolston
12/07/1956
23
Rick Rude
12/07/1958-04/20/1999
21
Heidi Bohay
12/07/1959
20
Alison Hart
12/07/1959
20
Barbara Wilshere
12/07/1959
20
David E. Woodley
12/07/1960
19
Maka Kotto
12/07/1961
18
Jim Townsend
12/07/1961
18
Vern Urich
12/07/1961
18
Dale Waddington Horowitz
12/07/1963
16
Patrick Fabian
12/07/1964
15
Catherine T. Scorsese
12/07/1965
14
Jeffrey Wright
12/07/1965
14
C. Thomas Howell
12/07/1966
13
Danny Hassel
12/07/1967
12
Lucia Rijker
12/07/1967
12
Heather Binion
12/07/1969
10
Charlotte Kyle
12/07/1971
8
Tammy Sytch
12/07/1972
7
Fredrik Hallgren
12/07/1973
6
Mark Duplass
12/07/1976
3
Shiri Appleby
12/07/1978
1
Eric Bauza
12/07/1979
0
Jennifer Carpenter
12/07/1979
0

Released on Friday, Dec 7 1979
Star Trek - The Motion Picture (1979)CinemaPGUSA

Aired on Friday, Dec 7 1979
Friday Night, Saturday MorningEpisode #1.9

Aired on Friday, Dec 7 1979
UK
BBC1
 7:05 pmUp a Gum TreeNot so much a dessert - more a way of life
 8:05 pmPenmarricEpisode #1.9
BBC2
 8:05 pmTalking PicturesEpisode
ITV
 8:30 pmComediansEpisode

Aired on Friday, Dec 7 1979
USA
CBS
 8:00 pmIncredible HulkThe Snare
NBC
10:00 pmRockford FilesThe Big Cheese

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 1 1979
When You're In Love With A Beautiful WomanDr. Hook1
Crazy Little Thing Called LoveQueen2
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand3
StillCommodores4
Walking On The MoonThe Police5
ComplexGary Numan6
One Step BeyondMadness7
ConfusionElectric Light Orchestra8
Last Train To LondonElectric Light Orchestra8
The Eton RiflesThe Jam9
Knocked It OffB A Robertson10
Ladies NightKool & The Gang11
Que Sera Mi Vida (If You Should Go)The Gibson Brothers12
Diamond SmilesThe Boomtown Rats13
It's A Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)The Isley Brothers14
The SparrowThe Ramblers15
One Day At A TimeLena Martell16
A Message To You RudySpecials ft Rico17
Nite KlubSpecials ft Rico17
Rockabilly RebelMatchbox18
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme (A Man After Midnight)ABBA19
RiseHerb Alpert20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 1 1979
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)Barbra Streisand1
BabeStyx2
StillCommodores3
Please Don't GoK. C. and the Sunshine Band4
Heartache TonightEagles5
Escape (The Pina Colada Song)Rupert Holmes6
Send One Your LoveStevie Wonder7
Dim All The LightsDonna Summer8
ShipsBarry Manilow9
Pop MuzikM10
You're Only LonelyJ.D. Souther11
Broken Hearted MeAnne Murray12
Take The Long Way HomeSupertramp13
Do That To Me One More TimeCaptain and Tennille14
Ladies NightKool & The Gang15
TuskFleetwood Mac16
If You Remember MeChris Thompson17
Cool ChangeLittle River Band18
You Decorated My LifeKenny Rogers19
We Don't Talk AnymoreCliff Richard20