Top News Stories from January 1979

Top News Stories during January 1979…
• Kmart pulls Steve Martin’s “Let’s Get Small” album for being in “bad taste” 
• First brother, Billy Carter makes allegedly anti-Semitic remarks 
• YMCA files libel suit against Village People’s YMCA song 
• President Carter proposes Martin Luther King’s birthday be a holiday 
• Price of gold increases to record $875 ounce 
• Superbowl XIII: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys, 35-31 in Miami Superbowl. Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh’s QB is the MVP of the game. 
• Willie Mays is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
• President Jimmy Carter commuted Patricia Hearst’s 7-year sentence to 2 years

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