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1979 saw the release of Ridley Scott's Alien.

1979 (MCMLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter G), the 1979th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 979th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1970s decade.

Events

Real World Events

Spring

March

29

May

1

25

  • Alien, the first film in the Alien franchise, is released in the United States (2 years to the day after Star Wars) with no premiere.[2]

June

29

September

17

26

  • Alien premieres in London.[2]

December

3

28

Appearances

References

  1. Paul Monette. Predator, p. 37 (1987), Jove Books.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ian Nathan. Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film, p. 172 (2011), Voyager Press.