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Historical Events In 1980

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May 21   In the year 1980 ensign Jean Marie Butler is first woman to graduate from US service academy  

May 21   Ida Kaminska, actress (Shop on Main Street), dies in the year 1980.  

May 21   In the year 1980 star Wars movie "The Empire Strikes Back" premieres  

May 22   Marlo Thomas & Phil Donahue marry on this day in history.  

May 24   "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56 on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages  

May 24   Stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 in the year 1980.  

May 24   On this day in history stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2  

May 25   On this day in history "Musical Chairs" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances  

May 26   On this day in history soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6  

May 27   On this day in history south Korean police ends people's uprising; 2,000 killed  

May 28   Nottingham Forrest wins 25th Europe Cup 1 in Madrid on this day in history.  

May 29   53rd National Spelling Bee Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate in the year 1980.  

May 29   53rd National Spelling Bee: Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate on this day in history.  

May 29   Attempted assassination of Vernon Jordan Jr, National Urban League president in the year 1980.  

May 29   In the year 1980 j Turners "Juliet & Her Nurse" sold for $6,400,000 in NYC  

May 29   In the year 1980 larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year  

May 30   Carl Radle, bassist (Derek & Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment in the year 1980.  

May 30   The first papal visit to France since 1814 on this day in history.  

May 30   Turner's painting "Juliet & Her Nurse" sells for $6.4 million on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1980 "Love Stinks" by J Geils Band peaks at #38  

May 31   Police & youthful rebels battle in Zurich on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1980 barbra Striesand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif  

Jun 01   In the year 1980 h Debehogne discovers asteroids #2543 Machado & #3411  

Jun 01   Ted Turner's Cable News Network begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1980 [Richard] Rube Marquard, US baseball pitcher, dies at 90  

Jun 03   Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history eSPN begins televising college world series games  

Jun 03   Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station  

Jun 06   Bjorn Borg beats John McEnroe for Wimbeldon title in the year 1980.  

Jun 07   Henry [Valentine] Miller, US writer (Tropic of Capricorn), dies at 88 in the year 1980.  

Jun 09   Comedian Richard Pryor suffers severe burns in a drug mishap and is hospitalized for two months on this day in history.  

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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 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of adam Fleming, English news reporter  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)  

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 in the year 1980.  

Jan 03   Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 in the year 1980.  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies in the year 1980.  

Jan 08   Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90 in the year 1980.  

Jan 10   In the year 1980 george Meany, labor leader, dies at 86  

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died in the year 1980.  

Jan 12   Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies on this day in history.  

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