Harman Patil

1979 in Norway

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1979 in Norway
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Events in the year 1979 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Olav V
  • Prime Minister - Odvar Nordli (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.
  • Bryggen and the Urnes stave church are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
  • Film

  • March - the planet Hoth scenes from the Hollywood film "The Empire Strikes Back" were filmed in the Hardangerjøkulen glacier.
  • Television

  • December 1 - During an episode of Jul i Skomakergata on NRK, Sandmännchen premieres on Norwegian television for the first time.
  • Literature

  • Åge Rønning, writer and journalist, is awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize.
  • Nils Johan Rud, novelist, short story writer and magazine editor, is awarded the Dobloug Prize for Swedish and Norwegian fiction.
  • Bjørg Vik, writer, playwright and journalist, is awarded the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature for the short stories En håndfull lengsel.
  • Notable births

  • 1 January – Anders Danielsen Lie, actor
  • 4 January – Audun Ellingsen, jazz musician
  • 5 January – Håvard Klemetsen, Nordic combined skier
  • 7 January – Andreas Hauger, footballer
  • 8 January – John Anders Bjørkøy, footballer
  • 11 January – Kari Mette Johansen, handball player.
  • 12 January – Åsa Elvik, politician
  • 13 January – Einar Kalsæg, footballer
  • 16 January – Espen Isaksen, footballer
  • 20 January – Marte Reenaas, ski orienteering competitor
  • 21 January – Thomas Berling, footballer
  • 22 January – Ailo Gaup, motocross rider
  • 22 January – Svein Oddvar Moen, footballer
  • 23 January – Jarl Espen Ygranes, ice hockey player
  • 24 January – Anita Auglend, singer
  • 2 February – Olav Råstad, footballer
  • 11 February – Joachim Sørum, footballer
  • 6 March – Aksel Magdahl, sailor
  • 11 March – Roger Hjelmstadstuen, snowboarder
  • 11 March – Morten Tandberg, football manager
  • 13 March – Børge Lund, handball player
  • 13 March – Espen Olsen, footballer
  • 15 March – Ola Berger, ski mountaineer anc cross-country skier
  • 20 March – Liv Kjersti Bergman, biathlete
  • 23 March – Jostein Hasselgård, singer
  • 2 April – Stian Westerhus, guitarist
  • 5 April – Jørgen Tengesdal, footballer
  • 8 April – Rune Stordal, speed skater
  • 9 April – André Jørgensen, handball player
  • 10 April – Kai Risholt, footballer
  • 10 April – Roger Risholt, footballer
  • 12 April – Thomas Dybdahl, musician
  • 12 April – Lars Granaas, footballer
  • 14 April – Bård Nesteng, archer
  • 17 April – Hanne Hukkelberg, singer-songwriter
  • 20 April – Stian Barsnes-Simonsen, actor
  • 20 April – Kenneth Kapstad, musician
  • 23 April – Saera Khan, politician.
  • 24 April – Tor Henning Hamre, footballer
  • 25 April – Nils-Torolv Simonsen, rower
  • 25 April – Martin Sjølie, pianist, songwriter and record producer
  • 1 May – Lars Berger, biathlete.
  • 2 May – Oddrun Brakstad Orset, ski mountaineer
  • 4 May – Morten Kolseth, footballer
  • 6 May – Jan Erik Mikalsen, composer
  • 7 May – Henrik Bjørnstad, golf player
  • 8 May – Marius Erlandsen, auto racing driver
  • 8 May – Alf Wilhelm Lundberg, jazz musician
  • 8 May – Ole Johan Singsdal, footballer
  • 8 May – Ole Morten Vågan, jazz musician
  • 10 May – Isabel Blanco, handball player
  • 16 May – Hermund Nygård, jazz musician
  • 20 May – Torgeir Micaelsen, politician.
  • 21 May – Svein-Erik Edvartsen, footballer
  • 22 May – Christer-André Cederberg, music producer
  • 26 May – Joachim Hansen, mixed martial artist
  • 29 May – Ella Gjømle Berg, cross-country skier
  • 8 June – Jacob Norenberg, sprint canoer.
  • 13 June – Nila Håkedal, beach volleyball player.
  • 21 June – Henning Braaten, skateboarder
  • 23 June – Susanna Wallumrød, singer
  • 25 June – Haddy N'jie, singer, songwriter, writer and journalist
  • 26 June – Mathias Eick, jazz musician
  • 3 July – Erik Lund, rugby union footballer
  • 4 July – Lene Westgaard, political scientist
  • 17 July – Lars Rørbakken, strongman
  • 21 July – Ingrid Tørlen, beach volleyball player.
  • 24 July – Heidi Skjerve, jazz musician
  • 26 July – Bodil Ryste, ski mountaineer and cross-country skier
  • 3 August – Maria Haukaas Mittet, singer
  • 4 August – Torgeir Ruud Ramsli, footballer
  • 4 August – Nina Solheim, taekwondo practitioner
  • 8 August – Ellinor Jåma, politician
  • 9 August – Tore Ruud Hofstad, cross-country skier
  • 10 August – Ove Alexander Billington, jazz pianist and composer
  • 11 August – Christer George, footballer
  • 22 August – Henriette Løvar, curler
  • 27 August – Erik Watndal, sport shooter.
  • 31 August – Camilla Huse, footballer
  • 3 September – Stian Eckhoff, biathlete.
  • 5 September – Kjersti Beck, handball goalkeeper
  • 5 September – John Carew, footballer
  • 11 September – Kenneth Høie, footballer
  • 13 September – Linda Grubben, biathlete
  • 15 September – Atle Gulbrandsen, racing driver and television announcer
  • 22 September – Alex Valencia, footballer
  • 23 September – Lisa Loven Kongsli, actress
  • 24 September – Stine Hofgaard Nilsen, alpine skier
  • 2 October – Kjetil Strand, handball player
  • 5 October – Lisa Wiik, snowboarder
  • 8 October – Wilhelm Brenna, ski jumper
  • 9 October – Veronika Flåt, actress
  • 10 October – Espen Søgård, footballer
  • 14 October – Marcus Paus, composer
  • 19 October – Ingunn Ringvold, roots singer, musician and songwriter
  • 19 October – Magne Sturød, footballer
  • 24 October – Lise Birgitte Fredriksen, sailor
  • 1 November – Tommy Knarvik, footballer
  • 2 November – Nina Ellen Ødegård, actress
  • 8 november – Erling Sande, politician
  • 10 November – Ragnvald Soma, footballer
  • 30 November – Ellen Blom, ski mountaineer
  • 3 December – Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold, writer
  • 6 December – Tommy Wirkola, film director, producer and screenwriter
  • 10 December – Tora Augestad, musician
  • 14 December – Øystein Runde, comics writer and comics artist
  • 18 December – Tone Hatteland Lima, cyclist
  • 18 December – Øyvind Storflor, footballer
  • 20 December – Espen Johnsen, footballer
  • 20 December – Benedikte Shetelig Kruse, singer and actor
  • 27 December – Hanne Sørvaag, musician
  • 28 December – Daniel Forfang, ski jumper
  • Full date missing

  • Dolk (artist), graffiti artist
  • Torbjørn Ringdal Hansen, chess player
  • Morten Morland, cartoonist
  • Ozan Özerk, physician
  • Robert Post, singer-songwriter
  • Einar Selvik, musician
  • Stein Urheim, jazz musician
  • Notable deaths

  • 7 January - Thoralf Hagen, rower and Olympic bronze medallist (b.1887)
  • 4 February - Hans Martin Gulbrandsen, canoeist (b.1914)
  • 15 February - Karl Henry Karlsen, politician (b.1893)
  • 7 March - Klaus Egge, composer and music critic (b.1906)
  • 3 April – Dagfinn Zwilgmeyer, psalmist (b. 1900).
  • 6 April - Finn Øen, politician (b.1902)
  • 17 April - Trygve Olsen, politician (b.1921)
  • 26 April - Trygve Stokstad, boxer (b.1902)
  • 7 May - Erik Brofoss, economist, politician and Minister (b.1908)
  • 8 June - Magnar Isaksen, international soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (b.1910).
  • 5 July - Rolf Holmberg, soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (b.1914)
  • 10 July - Harald Færstad, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (b.1889)
  • 15 July - Haakon Sløgedal, politician (b.1901)
  • 28 July - Steffen Ingebriktsen Toppe, politician (b.1902)
  • 6 August - Olav Hordvik, politician (b.1901)
  • 24 August - Bernt Evensen, speed skater, Olympic gold medallist and racing cyclist (b.1905)
  • 22 September - Tore Segelcke, actress (b.1901)
  • 30 September - Johan Johannesen, track and field athlete (b.1898)
  • 16 October - Johan Borgen, author, journalist and critic (b.1902)
  • 16 October - Olav Svalastog, politician (b.1896)
  • 14 December - Otto Monsen, track and field athlete (b.1887)
  • Full date unknown

  • Emil Boyson, poet, author, and translator (b.1897)
  • Anders Frihagen, politician and Minister (b.1892)
  • Gunnar Emil Garfors, poet (b.1900)
  • Jørgen Holmboe, meteorologist (b.1902)
  • Rolf Østbye, businessperson (b.1898)
  • Rolf Ingvar Semmingsen, civil servant (b.1908)
  • Nils Thomas, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (b.1889)
  • References

    1979 in Norway Wikipedia


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