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Historical Events In 1980

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Mar 07   In the year 1980 josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried  

Mar 07   Samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC in the year 1980.  

Mar 08   In the year 1980 greg Chappell 235 &Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad  

Mar 08   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured  

Mar 09   On this day in history olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82  

Mar 10   On this day in history herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris  

Mar 10   Willard Scott becomes the weather forecaster on the Today Show in the year 1980.  

Mar 11   On this day in history rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw  

Mar 12   Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago in the year 1980.  

Mar 13   Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 13.60) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:13.60)  

Mar 13   On this day in history ford Motor Co found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto  

Mar 13   In the year 1980 tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 14   On this day in history polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)  

Mar 14   World Ice Dance Championship in Dortmund West Germany won by Krisztina Regoczy and Andras Sallay (Hungary) on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1980 tracey Wainman, age 12, the youngest Canadian skater to compete in a world championship  

Mar 16   Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1980 rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68  

Mar 18   Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1980 vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50  

Mar 20   In the year 1980 the Mi Amigo ship containing England's pirate Radio Caroline sinks  

Mar 20   The Quebec National Assembly approves wording of referendum question on Sovereignty Association, and so it begins on this day in history.  

Mar 20   On this day in history uS appeals to International Court on hostages in Iran  

Mar 21   On this day in history gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75  

Mar 21   On this day in history on TV show Dallas, JR is shot  

Mar 23   In the year 1980 france performs nuclear test  

Mar 23   In the year 1980 shah of Iran arrives in Egypt  

Mar 24   ABC's nightly Iran Hostage crisis program renamed "Nightline" in the year 1980.  

Mar 24   In the year 1980 capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks  

Mar 24   On this day in history oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass  

Mar 26   Bombay gets its first rock concert in 10 years (The Police) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32 in the year 1980.  

Mar 27   In the year 1980 elevator in Vaal Reef South Africa gold mine crash 1900 meter down (23 die)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist  

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

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of chris Conley, American musician  

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

Apr 02   Adam Fleming, English news reporter was born on this day in history.  

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   Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history george Meany, labor leader, dies at 86  

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died on this day in history.  

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

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