Sunday August 17, 1980
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

August 17, 1980: Day of the Week

August 17, 1980 was the 230th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

A person born on this day will be 43 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $141.90 today.

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Here’s the August 1980 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1980 calendar.

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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.

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 17, 1980 Historical Event(s)

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Azaria Chamberlain disappears, probably taken by a dingo, leading to what was then the most publicised trial in Australian history.

Who were born on August 17, 1980?

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Jan Kromkamp, Dutch footballer
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Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer
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Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer

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