October 29, 1980: Day of the Week
October 29, 1980 was the 303rd day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 63 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 41 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $704.55 today.
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Here’s the October 1980 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1980 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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).
October 29, 1980 Historical Event(s)
- 1980Demonstration flight of a secretly modified C-130 for an Iran hostage crisis rescue attempt ends in crash landing at Eglin Air Force Base’s Duke Field, Florida leading to cancellation of Operation Credible Sport.
- 1980Mark David Chapman, John Lennon’s murderer, leaves for New York from his home in Hawaii.
Who were born on October 29, 1980?
- 1980B.J. Sams, American football player
- 1980Ben Foster, American actor
- 1980Kaine Robertson, New Zealand-born Italian rugby player
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