1979 (MCMLXXIX) wis a common year stairtin on Monanday o the Gregorian calendar, the 1979t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 979t year o the 2nt millennium, the 79t year o the 20t century, an the 10t an last year o the 1970s decade.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 19t century20t century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1976 1977 197819791980 1981 1982