"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
The numerical value of 1979 in Chaldean Numerology is: 0
The numerical value of 1979 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0
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Men reported more complaints about loneliness than women at both time points, whereas widows in 2011 reported significantly less loneliness than their counterparts in 1979.
I have been listening to Floyd since 'The Wall' was released in 1979, when I was 14 years old, the description of this new species of pistol shrimp was the perfect opportunity to finally give a nod to my favorite band.
Since 1979 the two countries have fought numerous proxy conflicts throughout the Middle East and often exchange threats and insults. But they've stopped short of direct conflict and eventually agreed to a cold reconciliation.
In any case, we will not allow all this effort to be endangered, we will not allow phenomena of the past to be resurrected. since professional soccer started in 1979, the problem has always been there. Violence and corruption.
He was born in 1979 when zero technology for engaging patients existed and contact with patients in the NICU was very limited, information was limited and parents, particularly young, first-time parents, were uninformed, unprepared and under-educated.
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