Dates In Movies

Dates In Movies : 1979



- Tommy DeSimone

The date that Tommy DeSimone (Whom Tommy DeVito, played by Joe Pesci, was based) was believed to of been murdered

January 14th 1979

Sid and Nancy

- Sid Vicious died

Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols died of a heroin overdose

February 2nd 1979

Super 8

- Joe's mother dies

Joe Lamb's mother, Elizabeth, was killed in an accident at work

February 3rd 1979

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

- Brick is dead

While trying to get the team back together, Ron learns from Champ and Brian that Brick died at sea. They goto Brick's funeral, where we see a memorial with the date of his death on it. Brick then turns up to give his own eulogy

March 4th 1979

Forrest Gump

- Forrest Stopped Running

Forrest Gump stopped running. He know he set off on July 5th 1976 and ran for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days and 16 hours.

September 19th 1979


The US embassy in Tehran was taken over. 52 hostages were taken & 6 diplomats escaped

November 4th 1979

Boogie Nights

- New Years Eve

Little Bill's had enough, Dirk tries cocaine & stops Scotty's advances

December 31st 1979