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1979 (MCMLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar.


  • January 1: Bee Gees get six Grammy Awards nominations
  • January 6: "Too Much Heaven" reaches No. 1 in the US and Canada
  • January 8: Bee Gees receive the Police Athletic League's Superstars of the Year award, the first musical group ever to do so
  • January 9: Bee Gees perform "Too Much Heaven" at the Music for UNICEF concert in New York
  • January 12: Bee Gees are awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • January 26: Spirits Having Flown is released
  • January 30: Spirits Having Flown certified gold and platinum in the US


  • February: The single "Tragedy"/"[[Until]" is released
  • February 2: "Tragedy" enters the French charts
  • February 2: "Tragedy" reaches No. 1 in South Africa
  • February 5: "Tragedy" certified gold in the US
  • February 9: "Tragedy" certified platinum in the US
  • February 15: Saturday Night Fever wins four Grammy Awards
  • February 17: Spirits Having Flown and "Tragedy" enter the UK charts
  • February 17: Spirits Having Flown enters the US charts
  • February 21: Spirits Having Flown enters the Japanese charts


  • March 1: Compilation album I've Gotta Get a Message To You certified silver in the UK
  • March 3: "Tragedy" reaches No. 1 in the UK and Canada
  • March 17: Spirits Having Flown reaches No. 1 in the UK
  • March 24: "Tragedy" reaches No. 1 in the US


  • April: The single "Love You Inside Out"/"I'm Satisfied" is released
  • April 10: "Love You Inside Out" certified gold in the US
  • April 14: "Love You Inside Out" enters the UK charts
  • April 21: "Love You Inside Out" enters the US charts


  • May 14: "Tragedy" certified platinum in the US
  • May 17: Bee Gees appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine
  • May 18: Hugh and Barbara Gibb appear on the Dinah Shore Show on CBS


  • June 9: "Love You Inside Out" reaches No. 1 in the US
  • June 28: The Spirits Having Flown Tour begins with a concert at the Tarrant Country Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas
  • June 29: Concert at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas
  • June 30: Concert at The Summit in Houston, Texas


  • July 2: Concert at McNichols Arena in Denver, Colorado
  • July 3: Concert in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • July 5: Concert at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California
  • July 7: Concert at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California
  • July 10: Concert at the Oakland Coliseum Arena in Oakland, California
  • July 13: Concert at the Seattle Coliseum in Seattle, Washington
  • July 15: Concert at the PNE Coliseum in Vancouver, Canada
  • July 17: Concert in Portland, Oregon
  • July 21: Concert at the St. Paul Civic Arena in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • July 24: Concert in Ames, Iowa
  • July 25: Concert in Madison, Wisconsin
  • July 26: Concert at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • July 28: Concert at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan
  • July 30: Concert at Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois


  • August 1: Concert at the Checkerdome in St. Louis, Missouri
  • August 3: Concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • August 4: Concert at the Myriad in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • August 6: Bee Gees appear on the cover of People magazine
  • August 27: Concert at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut
  • August 28: Concert at the Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island
  • August 31: Concert in Toronto, Canada


  • September 1: Concert at the Forum in Montreal, Canada
  • September 4: Concert at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • September 7: First concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • September 9: Second concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • September 14: Concert at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York
  • September 15: Concert at the Cincinatti Coliseum in Cincinatti, Ohio
  • September 18: Concert at the Richfield Coliseum in Cleveland, Ohio
  • September 21: Concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • September 24: Bee Gees invited to the White House
  • September 26: Concert in Norfolk, Virginia
  • September 28: Concert at BJCC Coliseum in Birmingham, Alabama
  • September 29: Concert at the Omni in Atlanta, Georgia


  • October: Greatest is released
  • October 2: Concert at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • October 3: Concert at the Carolina Coliseum in Columbia, South Carolina
  • October 4: Concert at the Jacksonville Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida
  • October 5: First concert at the Miami Baseball Stadium in Miami, Florida
  • October 6: Second concert at the Miami Baseball Stadium in Miami, Florida


  • November 10: Greatest enters the UK charts
  • November 13: Greatest certified silver and gold in the UK
  • November 15: The Bee Gees Special airs on NBC
  • November 17: Greatest enters the US charts