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Happy New Year and what a new year it’s going to be with it being our 40th anniversary

Happy New Year and what a new year it’s going to be with it being our 40th anniversary 1979 – 2019 !

What happened in 1979 ?

11th May – Kenyon Group was founded (Kenyon Engineering Ltd  11th May 1979 – 19th October 1999)

Space Invaders hits the UK

World’s first £1 Million footballer is bought – Nottingham Forest – Trevor Francis

Lord Louis Mountbatten assassinated by IRA

Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain’s first Female PM

The Clash Release London Calling

McDonalds introduced Happy Meals

Mother Theresa won the Nobel peace prize

China institutes the one child per family rule

Sony released the Walkman

The average house cost £13,650

Inflation was 17%

World Population: 4.378 billion