ShareFacebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Email 444 Days (1997)Rate this post 444 Days (1997) all video content is embedded and not hosted on this site ! STORYLINE The siege of the American Embassy in Tehran made headlines in 1979. For 444 days, 52 diplomats were held hostage by militant Islamic students furious at America’s support of the deposed Shah. For the first time since the situation was resolved, hostages and their captors recall the saga. dailymail Iran hostage crisis @ Wikipedia Liked it? Take a second to support us on Patreon!