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+ In 1979, the young college student Curt Noll (now Landon Curt Noll) discovered the 26th Mersenne Prime: 223209-1. [Caldwell]

+ The last emirp year for over a thousand years. [Young]

+ Margaret Thatcher was chosen to become Britain's first female prime minister on 5/3/1979, which was a prime month, prime day, and emirp year. [Green]

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