Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Nov 12 On this day in history nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana
Nov 12 US space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn in the year 1980.
Nov 15 In the year 1980 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 On this day in history imogen Hassall, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng), suicide at 37
Nov 18 Conn Smythe founder o fthe NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs dies at age 85 in the year 1980.
Nov 19 CBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jeans ad featuring Brooke Shields in the year 1980.
Nov 20 On this day in history steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes first solar-powered flight
Nov 20 UA withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for reediting in the year 1980.
Nov 21 In the year 1980 dallas' "Who Shot JR?" episode (Kristen) gets a 53.3 rating
Nov 21 Fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas kills 84 in the year 1980.
Nov 21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1980 john &Yoko pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum
Nov 22 In the year 1980 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 In the year 1980 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy
Nov 23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies in the year 1980.
Nov 24 George Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85 in the year 1980.
Nov 25 George Raft, NYC, actor (Scarface), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Nov 25 Statistics Canada anounces the population of Canada has passed 24 million and that Alberta has 2.1 million on this day in history.
Nov 25 Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship in the year 1980.
Nov 26 Columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building in the year 1980.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 29 Dorothy Day, author (Stump the Authors), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Sam Levene, actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 01 On this day in history uS Justice Department sues Yonkers citing racial discrimination
Dec 02 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1980 stella Walsh-S-Walasiewicz, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932), shot at 69
Dec 05 In the year 1980 don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
Dec 06 In the year 1980 jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn
Dec 06 NASA launches Intelsat V on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1980 darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22
Dec 08 John Lennon assassinated in New York by Mark David Chapman in the year 1980.