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General Election Results 1979 [Part 1]
May 1979
BBC
The 1979 General Election was held on May 03. This was David Dimbleby's first time at the helm of the BBC's General Election programme. The footage of the BBC's 'Decision 79' featured on this page was recorded on June 13 2008, when BBC Four broadcast the 1979 results programme overnight.
Above: 'Decision 79' opening title sequence. The BBC logo was added to this sequence for the 2008 BBC Four broadcast.
Above: images of the studio and presenters [1]. Pictured: David Dimbleby.
Above: images of the studio and presenters [2]. Pictured: David Butler.
Above: images of the studio and presenters [3].
Above: images of the studio and presenters [4]. Pictured: Angela Rippon and the late Sir Robin Day.
Above: images of the studio and presenters [5].
Above: images of the studio and presenters [6]. Pictured: Robert McKenzie.
Above: images of the studio and presenters [7].
Above: images of the studio and presenters [8].
Above: images of the studio and presenters [9].
Above: images of the studio and presenters [10].
Above: images of the studio and presenters [11]. The BBC Scotland studio. Pictured: James Cox [left].
Above: images of reporters [1].
Above: images of reporters [2].
Above: images of reporters [3].