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Historical Events In 1980

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May 21   Ensign Jean Marie Butler is first woman to graduate from US service academy in the year 1980.  

May 21   In the year 1980 ida Kaminska, actress (Shop on Main Street), dies  

May 21   On this day in history star Wars movie "The Empire Strikes Back" premieres  

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

May 24   In the year 1980 "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56  

May 24   In the year 1980 iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages  

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

May 24   In the year 1980 stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2  

May 25   In the year 1980 "Musical Chairs" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances  

May 26   Soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6 on this day in history.  

May 27   South Korean police ends people's uprising; 2,000 killed in the year 1980.  

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

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

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

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

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

May 29   On this day in history larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year  

May 30   On this day in history carl Radle, bassist (Derek & Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment  

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 in the year 1980.  

May 31   "Love Stinks" by J Geils Band peaks at #38 on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1980 police & youthful rebels battle in Zurich  

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

Jun 01   H Debehogne discovers asteroids #2543 Machado & #3411 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Ted Turner's Cable News Network begins broadcasting in the year 1980.  

Jun 01   [Richard] Rube Marquard, US baseball pitcher, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35 in the year 1980.  

Jun 03   In the year 1980 eSPN begins televising college world series games  

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

Jun 05   In the year 1980 lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70  

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

Jun 06   In the year 1980 bjorn Borg beats John McEnroe for Wimbeldon title  

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

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

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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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1980.  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1980 oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90  

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   In the year 1980 hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies  

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