Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 28 January 2021
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana in the year 1980.
Nov 12 US space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn in the year 1980.
Nov 15 On this day in history annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
Nov 15 On this day in history pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany,
Nov 16 Imogen Hassall, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng), suicide at 37 on this day in history.
Nov 18 Conn Smythe founder o fthe NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs dies at age 85 on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history cBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jeans ad featuring Brooke Shields
Nov 20 Steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes first solar-powered flight on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1980 uA withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for reediting
Nov 21 Dallas' "Who Shot JR?" episode (Kristen) gets a 53.3 rating in the year 1980.
Nov 21 On this day in history fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas kills 84
Nov 21 On this day in history jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
Nov 21 John &Yoko pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum on this day in history.
Nov 22 On this day in history georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak
Nov 22 On this day in history herbert Wade, cricketer (S African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
Nov 23 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy in the year 1980.
Nov 23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies on this day in history.
Nov 24 George Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85 in the year 1980.
Nov 25 On this day in history george Raft, NYC, actor (Scarface), dies at 85
Nov 25 On this day in history statistics Canada anounces the population of Canada has passed 24 million and that Alberta has 2.1 million
Nov 25 On this day in history sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship
Nov 26 In the year 1980 columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
Nov 26 On this day in history rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53
Nov 27 Soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched in the year 1980.
Nov 29 Dorothy Day, author (Stump the Authors), dies at 83 in the year 1980.
Dec 01 Sam Levene, actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75 in the year 1980.
Dec 01 On this day in history uS Justice Department sues Yonkers citing racial discrimination
Dec 02 In the year 1980 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador
Dec 04 Stella Walsh-S-Walasiewicz, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932), shot at 69 in the year 1980.
Dec 05 In the year 1980 don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
Dec 06 Jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history nASA launches Intelsat V
Dec 07 Darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22 in the year 1980.
Dec 08 In the year 1980 john Lennon assassinated in New York by Mark David Chapman