August 1, 1980: Day of the Week
August 1, 1980 was the 214th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 152 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
A person born on this day will be 39 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $128.02 today.
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Here’s the August 1980 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1980 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 1, 1980 Historical Event(s)
- 1980Buttevant Rail Disaster kills 18 and injures dozens of train passengers in Ireland.
- 1980Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is elected President of Iceland and becomes the country’s first democratically elected female head of state
Who was born on August 1, 1980?
- 1980Mancini, Brazilian footballer
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