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1979 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

46th Annual Los Angeles Bach Festival.  William Hatcher conducting

POLITICS

OPEC declares they will no longer supply oil to nations that support the nation of Israel in the Syrian/Egypt conflict
The USSR invades Afghanistan
Margaret Thatcher is elected Prime Minister of England
Salt II Arms talks agreement is signed between the US and the USSR

POINTS OF INTEREST

People are looking at the current price of gasoline at 86 cents a gallon and wondering what they were complaining about back in 1970.
Pennsylvania is the site of the Three Mile Island Nuclear accident.

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