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Events[]

  • Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen becomes president of the LEGO Company.
  • Thomas Kirk Kristiansen, second child of Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, is born.
  • The first Minifigure compatible vehicle sets are released - made possible by the the introduction of the vehicle chassis base (4212b) part.
  • LEGO Singapore is established.
  • The early blue Train System track, introduced in 1966, is discontinued in most markets although it continues in some other countries (such as the United Kingdom and North America) into the 1980 season.
  • The 1x2 cone brick is introduced.
  • LEGO Space is voted "European Toy of the Year 1979" at the Nuremberg Toy Fair.
  • Jens Nygaard Knudsen is promoted to chief designer for The LEGO Group.
  • The Kløvermarken factory gets a massive expansion.

Themes introduced or discontinued[]

Sets introduced[]

|*Dacta
| 1072 Supplementary Set#G
|1083 50 x 50 Gray Baseplate#G
|1091 LEGO Educational Storage Cloth#G
|7000 Educational Set
#G
|*DUPLO
| 032 Living Room Furniture#G
|033 Farm Animals#G
|041 Playhouse#G
|045 Farm#G
|071 Block Box#G
|71 Block Box
#G
|*Fabuland
| 121 Roadster#G
|128 Taxi Station#G
|132 Cottage#G
|134 Service Station#G
|137 Hospital#G
|140 Town Hall#G
|324 Ricky Raccoon on his Scooter#G
|325 Percy Pig's Wheelbarrow#G
|328 Moe Mouse's Roadster#G
|329 Bernard Bear and Pickup Truck#G
|338 Blondi the Pig and Taxi Station#G
|341 Cathy Cat's & Morty Mouse's Cottage#G
|344 Service Station#G
|347 Doc David's Hospital#G
|350 Town Hall with Leonard Lion & Friends#G
|Dr. Dog#G
|KCF59 Cat Key Chain
#G
|*Playhouse
| 028 Nursery Furniture#G
|032 Living Room Furniture#G
|041 Playhouse
#G
|*Scala
| 308 Bracelet#G
|309 Bracelet#G
|310 Necklace#G
|311 Necklace#G
|312 Bracelet and Pendant#G
|313 Bracelet and Pendant
#G
|*Space
| 0012 Space Mini-Figures#G
|0013 Space Mini-Figures#G
|0014 Space Mini-Figures#G
|0015 Space Mini-Figures#G
|305 2 Crater Plates#G
|306 Landing Plates#G
|442 Space Shuttle#G
|452 Mobile Tracking Station#G
|453 2 Crater Plates#G
|453 Crater Plates#G
|454 Landing Plates#G
|483 Alpha-1 Rocket Base#G
|487 Space Cruiser#G
|497 Galaxy Explorer#G
|886 Space Buggy#G
|889 Radar Truck#G
|891 Two-Man Scooter#G
|894 Tracking Station#G
|920 Launch Pad#G
|924 Transporter#G
|928 Galaxy Explorer
#G
|*Town
| 1620 Chocolate Factory#G
|361 Garage#G
|379 Bus Station#G
|381 Police Station#G
|540 Police Units#G
|542 Street Crew#G
|551 T-Junction Road Plates#G
|554 Exxon Fuel Tanker#G
|556 Emergency Van#G
|558 Road Crane#G
|607 Mini Loader#G
|608 Taxi#G
|645 Police Helicopter#G
|646 Auto Service#G
|675 Snack Bar#G
|856 Bulldozer#G
|951 Bulldozer#G
|Male Key Chain
#G

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