Harman Patil

1979 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1979 in Turkey
Decades:  1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s

Events in the year 1979 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 16th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President – Fahri Korutürk
  • Prime Minister -
  • Leader of the opposition -
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party
  • Main opposition
  • Cabinet

  • 42nd government of Turkey (up to 12 November)
  • 43rd government of Turkey (from 12 November)
  • Events

  • 3 March - The film Sürü was awarded in the 30th Berlin International Film Festival
  • 15 March - Turkey withdrew from Central Eastern Treaty Organization (CENTO), an international organization
  • 1 May - Curfew in İstanbul. Violeters were arrested
  • 9 May - General protest of the goldsmiths against the government
  • 3 June - Trabzonspor won the championship of Turkish football league.
  • 24 May - First Turkish made airplane in Kayseri ( Actually another group of planes were constructed in the 1940s)
  • 10 July - Mehmet Ali Ağca, who was charged with the murder of Abdi İpekçi was arrested
  • 13 July - Egyptian Embassy in Ankara was raided by a Palestinians group
  • 14 October - By-elections, in which the ruling party CHP was defeated
  • 25 November - Mehmet Ali Ağca escaped from the prison
  • Births

  • 15 April - Nezihe Kalkan (Nez), singer
  • 23 April - Bengü Erden (Bengü) singer
  • 2 May - Yasemin Dalkılıç, female free diver
  • Deaths

  • 1 February - Abdi İpekçi (assassinated at age 49), journalist
  • 29 April - Muhsin Ertuğrul (aged 54), theatre actor
  • 16 June - Ayhan Işık (aged 50), movie actor
  • 12 September - Agop Dilaçar (aged 84), Turkish linguist of Armenian descent
  • 28 September - Cevat Yurdakul (assassinated at age 37), prosecutor and police chief of Adana
  • References

    1979 in Turkey Wikipedia


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