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  1. 1979

    "1979" is a song by American alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins. Released in 1996 as the second single from their third studio album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, "1979" was written by frontman Billy Corgan, and features loops and samples that were uncharacteristic of previous Smashing Pumpkins songs. The song was written as a coming of age story by Corgan. In the year 1979, Corgan was 12 and this is what he considered his transition into adolescence. The song was popular with critics and fans; Allmusic's Amy Hanson called it a "somewhat surprising hit". The song was nominated for the Record of the Year and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the Grammy Awards, and won an MTV Video Music Award for Best Alternative Video. The song appears in Grand Theft Auto IV on the station Liberty Rock Radio 97.8, "1979" is also a playable song in Guitar Hero World Tour as part of the Smashing Pumpkins track pack DLC. The song also featured during the end credits of the sim racing game Gran Turismo 5.

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    Rank popularity for the word '1979' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1825


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 1979 in Chaldean Numerology is: 0

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 1979 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0

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