1979

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January 18 Stone Hill Science Fiction Association founded
February 11 Ron Graham dies
Easter Yorcon
May 11–13 First ArmadilloCon
July HUMANALO founded
July 17 Walter Gillings dies
July 20-22 First Spacecon
August 23-26 Seacon '79 (Worldcon)
August 30-September 3, Labor Day NorthAmericon 79 (NASFiC)
September 28-30 Final PghLANGE held
October 19-22 Wellcon (first New Zealand Natcon)
Autumn First Shoestringcon held
Science Fiction Chronicle by Andy Porter begins publication
Terry Hughes TAFF trip
DUFF: Ken Fletcher & Linda Lounsbury (South)
GUFF: John Foyster (North)



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1975 NASFiC Site Selection - 1979 NASFiC Site Selection - 1985 NASFiC Site Selection - 4th International SF Festival - 5th World Fantasy Convention - AggieCon X - Ambercon - Ambercon 1 - Anokon - Anokon 2 - Apricon 2 - Archon 3 - ArmadilloCon - ArmadilloCon 1 - Artkane - AutoClave 4 - BYOB-Con - BYOB-Con 9 - Balticon 13 - Bubonicon 11 - ChambanaCon 9 - Chicago in '79 - Chicago in 1982 - Coastcon '79 - Codclave V - ConClave IV - Conebulus III - Costume-Mania - Coveted Balrog Award - DeepSouthCon 17 - Denver in '79 - Disclave 23 - Doc Smith Second Stage Lensman Award - Dubuquon - Dubuquon II - E/c2 ConFusion - Fantasy Faire IX - FilkCon - FilkCon I - Filkon I - Fool-Con II - Foolcon - Formerly Artkane - FortCon - Future Party - Future Party '79 - Halfacon '79 - Hexacon - Hexacon 1 - ICON 4 - Imagicon - Intervention - Intervention 1 - J. O. Bailey - Just Imagicon - Kampuscon - Kubla Khan Ception - KulaCon - LepreCon 5 - Loscon 6 - Louisville in '79 - Lunacon 22 - Marcon XIV - Midwestcon 30 - MileHiCon 11 - Minicon 15 - Moncon - Moncon III - Moscon - Moscon '79 - Mythcon X - Nashville in '79 - New Orleans in '79 - NorthAmericon '79 - Norwescon II - Nova 4 - Novacon 9 West - Nutria Con - Nutria Con '79 - OKon 3 - Orangecon - Orangecon '79 - OryCon 1 - Othercon II - Palo Alto in '79 - Paracon II - Penulticon '79 - PgHLANGE - PgHLANGE XI - Philcon 1979 - Pulpcon 8 - Quakecon - Riva-Con - Roc*Kon 3 - Roc*Kon 4 - SF Weekend - SF and Space Expo - SFCon '73 - Sci-Con - Sci-Con 1 - Science Fiction Week-end - Shockwave - Spacecon - Spacecon 1 - StellarCon IV - Stellarcon '79 - The Fantasy Symposium - Tropicon - TusCon 6 - URCON - URCON I - Unicon 5 - UpperSouthClave IX - Westercon 32 - Whatacon - Whatcon - Whatcon I - Windycon VI - WisCon 3 - X-Con '79

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