1978/79: Forest join elite club



Did you know?

Former Grasshopper Club Zürich striker Claudio Sulser became the first and to date only player of Swiss nationality to finish as the competition's leading marksman with 11 goals. 

Also in this year

• Hamburger SV forward Kevin Keegan is voted FIFA Ballon d'Or winner for the second successive year.

• Tracy Austin becomes the youngest US Open champion at 16 years and eight months.

• Margaret Thatcher becomes the first, and so far only, female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

• Smallpox becomes the first and to date only human disease driven to extinction.