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1980 Calendar

1980 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829 
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

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1980 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 16, 1980 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 22, 1980 – Miracle on Ice: In Lake Placid, New York, the United States hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3.
  •  February 23, 1980 – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini states that Iran’s parliament will decide the fate of the American embassy hostages.
  •  June 3, 1980 – The 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak. Seven tornadoes hit Grand Island, Nebraska takes five lives, 357 single-family homes, 33 mobile homes, 85 apartments, 49 businesses and $300 million in damages all told, according to National Weather Service and American Red Cross statistics on the deadly storm.
  •  August 12, 1980 – The Montevideo Treaty, establishing the Latin American Integration Association, is signed.
  •  September 1, 1980 – Major General Chun Doo-hwan becomes president of South Korea, following the resignation of Choi Kyu-hah.
  •  September 5, 1980 – The St. Gotthard Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world’s longest highway tunnel at 10.14 miles (16.224 km) stretching from Goschenen to Airolo.
  •  September 17, 1980 – After weeks of strikes at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland, the nationwide independent trade union Solidarity is established.
  •  September 18, 1980 – Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (including 1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station.
  •  October 29, 1980 – Demonstration 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.

Who Were Born On 1980?

  •  January 4, 1980 – Greg Cipes, American actor
  •  March 13, 1980 – Caron Butler, American basketballer
  •  May 22, 1980 – Lucy Gordon, British model and actress (d. 2009)
  •  May 25, 1980 – Joe King, American musician (The Fray)
  •  June 25, 1980 – Nozomi Takeuchi, Japanese actress
  •  August 8, 1980 – Craig Breslow, American baseball player
  •  September 6, 1980 – Kerry Katona, British singer and media personality
  •  October 2, 1980 – Shane Andrus, American football player
  •  December 15, 1980 – Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist (Kasabian)
  •  December 27, 1980 – Bernard Berrian, American football player