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jan 1, 1979 - Iranian Islamist Revolution

Description:

Ayatollah Kohmeini deposes the Shah regime and takes office in Iran.
Margareth Tatcher takes office in the UK.
US starts aiding the Mudjahidins in Afghanistan.
USSR invades Afghanistan.
US Embassy invaded in Teheran, 52 hostages.
Mecca Mosque attacked by civilians in Saudi Arabia.

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Date:

jan 1, 1979
Now
~ 45 years ago