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Historical Events In 1980

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Dec 08   John Lennon, assassinated in NY by Mark David Chapman at 40 in the year 1980.  

Dec 09   On this day in history 61øF in Boston at 1 AM  

Dec 10   Soyuz T-3 returns to Earth in the year 1980.  

Dec 12   US's copyright law amended to include computer programs on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history at 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon  

Dec 14   Elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59 in the year 1980.  

Dec 16   Harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state in the year 1980.  

Dec 18   On this day in history alexei N Kosygin, Soviet PM (1964-80), suffers heart attack at 76  

Dec 18   Bruce Sprinsteen's concert at Madison Square Garden in the year 1980.  

Dec 19   Anguilla becomes a British dependency separate from St Kitts on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Iran requests $24 billion in US guarantees to free hostages in the year 1980.  

Dec 20   In the year 1980 uSSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin  

Dec 21   Marc Connelly, playwright (One Minute Please), dies at 90 in the year 1980.  

Dec 22   Dick Kallman, actor (Hank Dearborn-Hank), murdered at 47 in the year 1980.  

Dec 22   Eisenhower returned to Norfolk, Virginia after a 251-day deployment, the longest underway deployment for a Navy ship since World War II. She had been underway for 152 continuous days on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history pres-elect Reagan appoints Jean Kirkpatrick (UN delegate) and James Watt (Interior)  

Dec 24   In the year 1980 alec Lafayette Chew Wilder, composer, dies at 73  

Dec 24   On this day in history americans remembered Iran hostages by shining lights for 417 seconds  

Dec 25   Fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die in the year 1980.  

Dec 29   In the year 1980 roy Engle, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian), dies at 67  

Dec 29   In the year 1980 shuttle STS-1 moves from Vandenberg AFB to Launch Complex 39A  

Dec 30   NBC cancels The Wonderful World of Disney, the longest-running prime time TV show in history. Disney now owns the ABC TV network in the year 1980.  

Dec 31   On this day in history a Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18  

Dec 31   Arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng, legendary 6-hitter), dies in the year 1980.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Chris Conley, American musician was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1980.  

Apr 02   Adam Fleming, English news reporter was born in the year 1980.  

Apr 02   Ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  

Jan 02   Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history carl White, rocker, dies  

Jan 08   On this day in history oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90  

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1980 death of barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913)  

Jan 12   On this day in history hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies  

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