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Ab urbe condita 2733
Armenian calendar 1429
Bahá'í calendar 136 – 137
Buddhist calendar 2524
Coptic calendar 1696 – 1697
Ethiopian calendar 1972 – 1973
Hebrew calendar 5740 5741
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2035 – 2036
 - Shaka Samvat 1902 – 1903
 - Kali Yuga 5081 – 5082
Holocene calendar 11980
Iranian calendar 1358 – 1359
Islamic calendar 1400 – 1401
Japanese calendar Shōwa


(昭和 55年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2640
Julian calendar 2025
Korean calendar 4313
Thai solar calendar 2523
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1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year that started on a Tuesday (link will display the 1980 Gregorian calendar). It is the 1980th year of the Common Era, or A.D.; the 980th year of the 2nd millennium; the 80th year of the 20th century; and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.



  • January 1 – Changes to the Swedish Act of Succession make Princess Victoria of Sweden first in line to the throne ("heir apparent") and therefore Crown Princess, ahead of her younger brother.
  • January 4 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter proclaims a grain embargo against the USSR with the support of the European Commission.
  • January 6
    • Global Positioning System time epoch begins at 00:00 UTC.
    • The president of Sicily, Piersanti Mattarella, is killed by the Mafia.
  • January 7 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs legislation approving $1.5 billion in loan guarantees to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.
  • January 9 – In Saudi Arabia, 63 Muslim fanatics are beheaded for their part in the siege of the Great Mosque in Mecca in November, 1979.
  • January 11Nigel Short, 14, becomes the youngest chess player to be awarded the degree of International Master.
  • January 20Cuba recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • January 21
    • The London Gold Fixing hits its highest price ever (adjusted for inflation), at US$850 a troy ounce.
    • The MS Athina B is beached at Brighton, becoming a temporary tourist attraction.
    • At least 200 people were killed when the Corralejas Bullring collapsed at Sincelejo, Colombia.
  • January 22Andrei Sakharov, Soviet scientist and human rights activist, is arrested in Moscow.
  • January 24 – The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad is ordered liquidated due to bankruptcy, and debt owed to creditors.
  • January 26Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations.[1]
  • January 27Canadian caper: Six United States diplomats, posing as Canadians, manage to escape from Tehran, Iran as they board a flight to Zürich, Switzerland.
  • January 31 – The Spanish Embassy in Guatemala is invaded and set on fire, killing 36 people. It is called "Spain's own Tehran", similar to the 1979–80 Iran American U.S. Embassy Hostages of Americans.


  • February 2Abscam: FBI personnel target members of the Congress of the United States in a sting operation.
  • February 2February 3 – The New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot takes place; 33 inmates are killed and more than 100 inmates injured.
  • February 4Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini names Abolhassan Banisadr as president of Iran.
  • February 13 – The 1980 Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, New York.
  • February 15 – In Vanuatu, followers of John Frum's cargo cult on the island of Tanna declare secession as the nation of Tafea.
  • February 16 – A total solar eclipse seen in North Africa and West Asia.
  • February 22 – The United States Olympic Hockey Team defeats the Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Winter Olympics, in the Miracle on Ice.
  • February 23Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini states that Iran's parliament will decide the fate of the American embassy hostages.
  • February 25 – A coup in Suriname ousts the government of Henck Arron; leaders Desi Bouterse and Roy Horb replace it with a National Military Council.
  • February 27
    • M-19 guerrillas begin the Dominican embassy siege in Colombia, holding 60 people hostage, including 14 ambassadors.
    • Iran recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).


  • March 1
    • The Commonwealth Trade Union Council is established.
    • The Voyager 1 probe confirms the existence of Janus, a moon of Saturn.
  • March 3Pierre Trudeau returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
  • March 4Robert Mugabe is elected Prime Minister of Zimbabwe.
  • March 8 – The Soviet Union's first rock music festival starts.
  • March 14 – In Poland, a plane crashes during an emergency landing near Warsaw, killing a 14-man American boxing team and 73 others.
  • March 18 – Fifty people are killed at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia, when a Vostok-2M rocket explodes on its launch pad during a fueling operation.
  • March 20 – The Mi Amigo, the ship that housed pirate radio station Radio Caroline, sinks (Radio Caroline returns aboard a new ship in 1983).
  • March 21
  • March 22 – The Georgia Guidestones are erected in Elbert County, Georgia.
  • March 24
    • The Australia Olympic Committee announces it will send an Olympic delegation to Moscow, despite objections by Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser.
    • Archbishop Óscar Romero is killed by gunmen while celebrating Mass in San Salvador. At his funeral 6 days later, 42 people are killed amid gunfire and bombs.
  • March 26 – A mine lift cage at the Vaal Reef gold mine in South Africa falls 1.2 miles (1.9 kilometers), killing 23.
  • March 27
    • The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.
    • The Silver Thursday market crash occurs.
    • Sierra Leone recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • March 28Talpiot Tomb is found in Jerusalem.
  • March 31Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad operates its final train.


  • April 1
    • The Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC) is formed in Lusaka, Zambia.
    • The Mariel boatlift from Cuba begins.
    • New York City's Transport Works Union Local 100 goes on strike, which continues for 11 days.
  • April 2 – The St Pauls riot breaks out in Bristol.
  • April 7 – The United States severs diplomatic relations with Iran and imposes economic sanctions, following the taking of American hostages on November 4, 1979.
  • April 10Spain and the United Kingdom agree to reopen the border between Gibraltar and Spain, closed since 1969.
  • April 12
    • Samuel Kanyon Doe takes over Liberia in a coup d'état, ending over 130 years of democratic presidential succession in that country.
    • Terry Fox begins his Marathon of Hope from St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.
  • April 14Iron Maiden's debut self titled album Iron Maiden is released.
  • April 15Libya and Syria recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • April 18Zimbabwe gains independence from the United Kingdom; Robert Mugabe becomes Prime Minister.
  • April 21Rosie Ruiz wins the Boston Marathon, but is later exposed as a fraud and stripped of her award.
  • April 24Pennsylvania Lottery Scandal: the Pennsylvania Lottery is rigged by 6 men including the host of the live TV drawing, Nick Perry.
  • April 24April 25Operation Eagle Claw, a commando mission in Iran to rescue American embassy hostages, is aborted after mechanical problems ground the rescue helicopters. Eight United States troops are killed in a mid-air collision during the failed operation.
  • April 25Dan-Air Flight 1008 crashes in Tenerife, killing all 146 occupants and marking the worst air disaster involving a British-registered aircraft in terms of loss of life.
  • April 26Louise and Charmian Faulkner disappear from outside their flat in St Kilda, Victoria, Australia.
  • April 27 – The Dominican embassy siege ends with all hostages released and the guerrillas flying to Cuba.
  • April 28Swaziland recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • April 30
    • Iranian Embassy Siege: Six Iranian-born terrorists take over the Iranian embassy in London, UK. SAS retakes the Embassy on May 5; 1 terrorist survives.
    • Queen Juliana of the Netherlands abdicates, and her daughter Beatrix accedes to the throne.


  • May 4Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito dies. The funeral ceremony later becomes the world's biggest diplomatic meeting and media event ever, with more than 140 state delegations in Belgrade from all over the world (only the funeral of Pope John Paul II in April 2005 will have more news coverage and a higher number of delegations).
  • May 7Paul Geidel, convicted of second-degree murder in 1911, is released from prison in Beacon, New York, after 68 years and 245 days (the longest-ever time served by an inmate).
  • May 9
    • In Florida, the Liberian freighter Summit Venture hits the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay. A 1,400-foot section of the bridge collapses and 35 people (most in a bus) are killed.
    • The Norco shootout takes place in California.
    • James Alexander George Smith "Jags" McCartney the Turks and Caicos Islands’ first Chief Minister, is killed in a plane crash over New Jersey.
  • May 11 – Mobster Henry Hill is arrested for drug possession.
  • May 14Botswana recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • May 17
    • A Tampa, Florida court acquits 4 white police officers of killing Arthur McDuffie, a black insurance executive, provoking 3 days of race riots in Miami.
    • Internal conflict in Peru: On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in the town of Chuschi, Ayacucho.
  • May 18
    • Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, killing 57 and causing US$3 billion in damage.
    • Ian Curtis, singer/songwriter of acclaimed post punk band Joy Division, is found hanged.
  • May 18May 27Gwangju Massacre: Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations, calling for democratic reforms.
  • May 201980 Quebec referendum: Voters in Quebec reject by a vote of 60% a proposal to seek independence from Canada.
  • May 21Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is released.
  • May 22Pac-Man (the best-selling arcade game of all time) is released.
  • May 24
    • The International Court of Justice calls for the release of U.S. Embassy hostages in Tehran.
    • The New York Islanders win their first Stanley Cup, from a goal by Bobby Nystrom in overtime of game six of the Stanley Cup playoffs's final round.
  • May 25Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins for a third time in car owner Jim Hall's revolutionary ground effect Chaparral car; the victory is Hall's second as an owner.
  • May 26
    • John Frum supporters in Vanuatu storm government offices on the island of Tanna. Vanuatu government troops land the next day and drive them away.
    • In South Korea, military government forces and pro-democracy protesters clash; 2,000 protesters die.
    • Vernon Jordan is shot and critically injured in an assassination attempt in Fort Wayne, Indiana by Joseph Paul Franklin (the first major news story for CNN).


  • June 1The Cable News Network (CNN) is officially launched.
  • June 3 – A series of deadly tornadoes strikes Grand Island, Nebraska, causing over $300m in damage, killing 5 people and injuring over 250.
  • June 9 – In Los Angeles, comedian Richard Pryor is badly burned trying to freebase cocaine.
  • June 10
    • Apartheid: The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a statement by their imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela.[2]
    • A Unabomber bomb injures United Airlines president Percy Wood in Lake Forest, Illinois.
  • June 20Augusta AVA becomes the first federally recognized American Viticultural Area.
  • June 23September 6 – The 1980 United States heat wave claims 1,700 lives.
  • June 25 – A Muslim Brotherhood assassination attempt against Syrian president Hafez al-Assad fails. Assad retaliates by sending the army against them.
  • June 26Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 crashes into the sea near Palermo after an explosion occurs in the air; 81 people die. A bomb or a missile is suspected to be the cause of the accident but no culprits are ever found.
  • June 27 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs Proclamation 4771, requiring 18- to 25-year-old males to register for a peacetime military draft, in response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
  • June 29Vigdis Finnbogadottir is elected president of Iceland, making her the first woman democratically elected as head of state.


July 10: Fire at Alexandra Palace.

  • July 4Chad and Mali recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • July 8 – A wave of strikes begins in Lublin, Poland
  • July 9
    • Pope John Paul II visits Brazil; 7 people are crushed to death in a crowd meeting him.
    • Zimbabwe recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • July 15 – A severe and destructive thunderstorm strikes 4 counties in western Wisconsin, including the city of Eau Claire. It causes over $250m in damage, and 1 person is killed.
  • July 16 – Former California Governor and actor Ronald Reagan is nominated for U.S. President, at the

1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit, Michigan. Influenced by the Religious Right, the convention also drops its long standing support for the Equal Rights Amendment, dismaying moderate Republicans.


  • August 2 – A terrorist bombing at the railway station in Bologna, Italy kills 85 people and wounds more than 200.
  • August 7August 31Lech Wałęsa leads the first of many strikes at the Gdańsk Shipyard.
  • August 10 – Hurricane Allen (category 3) pounds southeastern Texas.
  • August 14 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter defeats Senator Edward Kennedy to win renomination, at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City.
  • August 14Dorothy Stratten, the 1980 Playboy Playmate of the Year is murdered by estranged husband Paul Leslie Snider, who subsequently commits suicide.
  • August 17 – In Australia, baby Azaria Chamberlain disappears from a campsite at Ayers Rock (Uluru), reportedly taken by a dingo.
  • August 19 – In one of aviation's worst disasters, 301 people are killed when Saudia Flight 163 catches fire in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • August 31 – Victory of the strike in Gdańsk Shipyard, Poland. Gdańsk Agreement is signed, opening a way to start the first in the communist block free organization not controlled by regime "Solidarność" i.e. Solidarity.


  • September 1Terry Fox is forced to end his Marathon of Hope run outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario, after finding that the cancer has spread to his lungs.
  • September 2Ford Europe launches the Escort MK3, a new front-wheel drive hatchback.
  • September 5 – The St. Gotthard Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 10.14 miles (16.32 km), stretching from Göschenen to Airolo.
  • September 12Kenan Evren stages a military coup in Turkey. It stops political gang violence, but begins stronger state violence leading to the execution of many young activists.
  • September 17
    • After weeks of strikes at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland, the nationwide independent trade union Solidarity is established.
    • Former Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza Debayle is killed in Asunción, Paraguay.
  • September 21Bülent Ulusu, ex admiral, forms the new government of Turkey (44th government, composed mostly of technocrats)
  • September 22
    • The command council of Iraq orders its army to "deliver its fatal blow on Iranian military targets," initiating the Iran–Iraq War.
    • Youth riots in the capital of the Soviet Republic of Estonia are quickly forced down.
  • September 26 – The Mariel Boatlift officially ends.
  • September 29 – The Washington Post publishes Janet Cooke's story of Jimmy, an 8-year-old heroin addict (later proven to be fabricated).
  • September 30Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet, which is the first implementation outside of Xerox, and the first to support 10 Mbit/s speeds.


  • October 1 – Associated Newspapers announces that The Evening News will close and merge with the Evening Standard.
  • October 1 – The main-belt asteroid 2404 Antarctica was discovered by Antonin Mrkos at Klet', South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic.
  • October 5British Leyland launches its new Metro, a three-door entry-level hatchback which is designed as the eventual replacement for the Mini. It gives BL a long-awaited modern competitor for the likes of the Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Chevette.
  • October 10
    • El Asnam, Algeria is destroyed by an earthquake, which claims more than 2,600 lives. After the quake, El Asnam is rebuilt and changes its name to the city of Chlef.
    • British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher delivers her famous 'The lady's not for turning' speech.
  • October 14 – The Staggers Rail Act is enacted, deregulating American railroads.
  • October 15
    • James Callaghan announces his resignation as Leader of the British Labour Party.
    • James Hoskins forces his way into WCPO's television studio in Cincinnati, holding 9 employees hostage for several hours before releasing them and taking his own life.
  • October 18 – The Fraser Government is re-elected for a third consecutive term in Australia with a reduced majority.
  • October 21World Series: The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Kansas City Royals 4–2 in game 6.
  • October 22The Thomson Corporation says that The Times and all associated supplements will close in March 1981 if no buyer can be found.
  • October 25 – Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
  • October 27 – Six Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners in Maze prison refuse food and demand status as political prisoners; the hunger strike lasts until December.
  • October 30
    • El Salvador and Honduras sign a peace treaty to put the border dispute fought over in 1969's Football War before the International Court of Justice.
    • Costa Rica recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • October 31
    • The Polish government recognizes Solidarity.
    • Reza Pahlavi, eldest son of the shah of Iran, proclaims himself the rightful successor to the Peacock Throne.


  • November – Duration of the CESDAP plan extended indefinitely.
  • November 4United States presidential election, 1980: Republican challenger and former Governor Ronald Reagan of California defeats incumbent Democratic President Jimmy Carter, exactly 1 year after the beginning of the Iran hostage crisis.
  • November 10November 12Voyager program: The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn, when it flies within 77,000 miles of the planet's cloud-tops and sends the first high resolution images of the world back to scientists on Earth.
  • November 20
    • The Gang of Four trial begins in China.
    • A Texaco oil rig breaks through to a mine under Lake Peigneur.
  • November 21
    • A fire at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip kills 85 people.
    • A then-record number of viewers (for an entertainment program) tune into the U.S. TV soap opera Dallas to learn who shot lead character J.R. Ewing. The "Who shot J.R.?" event is an international obsession.
  • November 23Italy Earthquake of 1980: a magnitude 7 earthquake in southern Italy kills approximately 4,800 people and leaves 300,000 homeless.
  • November 27Vanuatu recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).


December 8: Former Beatles member John Lennon is shot dead outside his home in New York.

  • December 2 – American missionary Jean Donovan and three Roman Catholic nuns are murdered by a military death squad in El Salvador while volunteering to do charity work during the country's civil war.
  • December 8John Lennon, an English musician and peace activist, is murdered in New York City.
  • December 11CERCLA is enacted by the U.S. Congress.
  • December 14- Four people were murdered at Bob's Big Boy on La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles and four others were injured by two armed robbers, in what was one of the city's most brutal crimes ever.
  • December 15 – The Academia de la Llingua Asturiana (Academy of the Asturian Language) is created.
  • December 16 – During a summit on the island of Bali, OPEC decides to raise the price of petroleum by 10%.

Date unknown[]

  • The Right Livelihood Award is founded by Jakob von Uexkull. Hassan Fathy and Plenty International / Stephen Gaskin are its first winners.

World population[]

World population
1980 1975 1985
Globe.svg   World 4,434,682,000 4,068,109,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 366,573,000 4,830,979,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 396,297,000
Africa satellite orthographic.jpg   Africa 469,618,000 408,160,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 61,458,000 541,814,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 72,196,000
Two-point-equidistant-asia.jpg    Asia 2,632,335,000 2,397,512,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 234,823,000 2,887,552,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 255,217,000
Europe satellite orthographic.jpg Europe 692,431,000 675,542,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 16,889,000 706,009,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 13,578,000
Latin America terrain.jpg Latin-America
& Caribbean
361,401,000 321,906,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 39,495,000 401,469,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 40,068,000
LocationWHNorthernAmerica.png   North
256,068,000 243,425,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 12,643,000 269,456,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 13,388,000
Oceania.jpg Oceania 22,828,000 21,564,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,264,000 24,678,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,850,000



Zooey Deschanel

Jason Segel

  • January 1
    • Elin Nordegren, Swedish model
    • Mark Nichols, Canadian curler
  • January 8
    • Adam Goodes, Australian rules footballer
    • Rachel Nichols, American actress
  • January 9Sergio García, Spanish golfer
  • January 10Sarah Shahi, American actress of Iranian and Spanish descent
  • January 11Lovieanne Jung, American softball player
  • January 12Ameriie, American singer
  • January 13LaKisha Jones, American singer
  • January 14
    • Ossama Haidar, Lebanese footballer
    • Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor, model, and singer
    • Cory Gibbs, American footballer
    • Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer
  • January 16
    • Albert Pujols, Dominican Major League Baseball player
    • Michelle Wild, Hungarian actress
  • January 17
    • Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian dance champion, choreographer, and instructor
    • Zooey Deschanel, American actress
  • January 18
    • Julius Peppers, American football player
    • Jason Segel, American actor
  • January 19
    • Arvydas Macijauskas, Lithuanian basketball player
    • Jenson Button, British racecar driver
  • January 21Nana Mizuki, Japanese Voice Actress and Singer
    • Kevin McKenna, Canadian footballer
  • January 22Jake Grove, American football player
  • January 24Nyncke Beekhuyzen, Dutch actress
  • January 25
    • Christian Olsson, Swedish athlete
    • Xavi, Spanish footballer
    • Michelle McCool, American professional wrestler
  • January 27Marat Safin, Russian tennis player
  • January 28Nick Carter, American pop singer (Backstreet Boys)
  • January 29
    • Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress and model
    • Jason James Richter, American actor
  • January 30Wilmer Valderrama, Venezuelan/Colombian-American comedian


Chelsea Clinton

  • February 2
    • Zhang Jingchu, Chinese actress
    • Gucci Mane, American rapper (birthname Radric Davis)
  • February 5
    • Jo Swinson, British MP
    • Robin Vik, Czech tennis player
    • Paul DelVecchio, American reality show personality
  • February 6
    • Kim Poirier, Canadian actress
    • Luke Ravenstahl, American mayor of Pittsburgh
  • February 8Yang Wei, Chinese gymnast
  • February 10
    • César Izturis, Venezuelan Major League Baseball player
    • Steve Tully, English footballer
  • February 11Matthew Lawrence, American actor (Boy Meets World)
  • February 12
    • Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spanish tennis player
    • Christina Ricci, American actress
  • February 14Michelle Ye, Hong Kong actress
  • February 15Conor Oberst, American singer/songwriter
  • February 16Ashley Lelie, American football player
  • February 17Jason Ritter, American actor
  • February 18Regina Spektor, Russian-born American singer-songwriter
  • February 19
    • Mike Miller, American basketball player
    • Ma Lin, Chinese table-tennis player
  • February 20
    • Imanol Harinordoquy, French rugby player
    • Artur Boruc, Polish football (soccer) goalkeeper
  • February 21
    • Brad Fast, Canadian ice hockey player
    • Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan
  • February 24Emma Johnson, Australian swimmer
  • February 25Chris and Christy Knowings, American actors
  • February 26Júlio César da Silva e Souza, Brazilian footballer
  • February 27Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • February 28
    • Tayshaun Prince, American basketball player
    • Piotr Giza, Polish footballer
  • February 29Simon Gagné, Canadian hockey player


Laura Prepon

  • March 2
    • Chris Barker, English footballer
    • Lance Cade, American professional wrestler (d. 2010)
  • March 4
    • Jung Da Bin, Korean actress (d. 2007)
    • Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
    • Jack Hannahan, American baseball infielder
  • March 7Laura Prepon, American actress
  • March 13Caron Butler, American basketball player
  • March 14Aaron Brown, English footballer
  • March 16Todd Heap, American football player
  • March 18Alexei Yagudin, Russian figure skater
  • March 19
    • Agnes Pihlava, Finnish pop singer
    • Johan Olsson, Swedish cross country skier
  • March 20Jamal Crawford, American basketball player
  • March 21
    • Marit Bjørgen, Norwegian cross-country skier
    • Ronaldinho, Brazilian footballer
  • March 23
    • Russell Howard, English comedian
    • Deryck Whibley, Canadian singer, songwriter, and musician (Sum 41)
  • March 29Andy Scott-Lee, British singer (3SL)
  • March 30Yalin, Turkish pop singer and songwriter
  • March 31Chien-Ming Wang, Taiwanese Major League Baseball player


Tony Romo

Randy Orton

Channing Tatum

  • April 1
    • Bijou Phillips, American actress and socialite
    • Randy Orton, American professional wrestler
    • Yūko Takeuchi, Japanese actress
  • April 4Björn Wirdheim, Swedish race car driver
  • April 8Ben Freeman, British actor
  • April 9
    • Rachel Specter, American actress
    • Arlen Escarpeta, Belizean actor
  • April 10
    • Sean Avery, Canadian ice hockey player
    • Kasey Kahne, American race car driver
    • Charlie Hunnam, English actor
  • April 11Mark Teixeira, American baseball player
  • April 12Brian McFadden, Irish rock singer (Westlife)
  • April 15Natalie Casey, English actress
  • April 16Paul London, American professional wrestler
  • April 17
    • Brenda Villa, American water polo player
    • Lee Hyun-il, South Korean badminton player
    • Alaina Huffman, Canadian film and television actress
  • April 18Justin Amash, U.S. Representative
  • April 20Jasmin Wagner, German singer
  • April 21
    • Tony Romo, American football player
    • Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian hockey player
  • April 22Nicolas Douchez, French footballer
  • April 24
    • Austin Nichols, American actor
    • Karen Asrian, Armenian chess Grandmaster (d. 2008)
  • April 25Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese baseball player
  • April 26
    • Jordana Brewster, American actress
    • Stana Katic, American film actress
    • Marlon King, Jamaican footballer
    • Channing Tatum, American actor and model
  • April 27Zayed Khan, Indian actor
  • April 28Josh Howard, American Basketball player
  • April 29Kian Egan, Irish singer (Westlife)
  • April 30Luis Scola, Argentine basketball player


Ellie Kemper

  • May 2
    • Tim Borowski, German footballer
    • Ellie Kemper, American actress
    • Zat Knight, English footballer
  • May 3Marcel Vigneron, American chef
  • May 5Maia Hirasawa, Swedish pop singer
  • May 6
    • Taebin, Korean hip-hop artist (1TYM)
    • Kelly van der Veer, Dutch reality TV star
    • Dimitris Diamantidis, Greek basketball player
  • May 7Johan Kenkhuis, Dutch swimmer
  • May 8Benny Yau, Canadian entertainer
  • May 9
    • Grant Hackett, Australian swimmer
    • Norihiro Nishi, Japanese footballer
  • May 10Pete Gray, Australian environmental activist (d. 2011)
  • May 15Josh Beckett, American baseball player
  • May 19Dean Heffernan, Australian footballer
  • May 22Lucy Gordon, British actress (d. 2009)
  • May 24Cecilia Cheung, Hong Kong actress
  • May 28
    • Mark Feehily, Irish singer (Westlife)
    • Jørgen Strickert, Norwegian comedian
  • May 29Michael Stasko, Canadian actor
  • May 30Steven Gerrard, English footballer


Venus Williams

Mike Fisher

  • June 1
    • Oliver James, British actor
    • Damien Fahey, American MTV VJ, television host, and drummer
  • June 2Lindsey Yamasaki, Japanese-American basketball player
  • June 5Mike Fisher, Canadian hockey player
  • June 7Henkka Seppälä, Finnish bassist (Children of Bodom)
  • June 10
    • Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer
    • Wang Yuegu, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player
  • June 13
    • Sarah Connor, German singer
    • Juan Carlos Navarro, Spanish basketball player
  • June 15Almudena Cid Spanish rhythmic gymnast
  • June 16
    • Brad Gushue, Canadian curler
    • Joey Yung, Hong Kong singer
  • June 17
    • Kimeru, Japanese singer
    • Venus Williams, American tennis player
    • Jeph Jacques, American webcomic writer
  • June 19Jason White, American football player
  • June 22Ilya Bryzgalov, Russian ice hockey player
  • June 23
    • Ramnaresh Sarwan, West Indian cricketer
    • Manus Boonjumnong, Thai boxer
    • Francesca Schiavone, Italian tennis player
    • Jessica Taylor, English singer (Liberty X)
  • June 24
    • Liane Balaban, Canadian actress
    • Minka Kelly, American actress
  • June 25Nozomi Takeuchi, Japanese actress
  • June 26Michael Vick, American football player
  • June 29
    • Katherine Jenkins, Welsh soprano
    • Martin Truex Jr, American race car driver


Eva Green

Jessica Simpson

Kristen Bell

  • July 1Patrick Aufiero, American ice hockey player
  • July 3
    • Roland Mark Schoeman, South African swimmer
    • Olivia Munn, American actress and model
  • July 5
    • Eva Green, French actress and model
    • Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio, American reality TV star
    • Jason Wade, American singer & guitarist (Lifehouse)
  • July 6Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
  • July 7Michelle Kwan, American figure skater
  • July 8
    • Robbie Keane, Irish footballer
    • Yang Tae-Young, South Korean gymnast
  • July 9Kathia Rodriguez, Puerto Rican actress
  • July 10
    • Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
    • Jessica Simpson, American singer
    • James Rolfe, American director, actor and writer (on the Internet)
  • July 15
    • Jasper Pääkkönen, Finnish actor and film producer
    • Reggie Abercrombie, American baseball player
    • JW-Jones, Canadian blues musician
  • July 16
    • Adam Scott, Australian golfer
    • Svetlana Feofanova, Russian pole-vaulter
  • July 17Ryan Miller, American ice hockey goaltender
  • July 18Kristen Bell, American actress
  • July 19
    • Mark Webber, American actor
    • Michelle Heaton, English singer (Liberty X)
  • July 20Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian supermodel
  • July 22
    • Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer
    • Kate Ryan, Belgian singer
  • July 23Michelle Williams, American singer, actress, (Destiny's Child)
  • July 25Rebeka Dremelj, Slovenian singer
  • July 27Nick Nemeth, American professional wrestler
  • July 28Noel Sullivan, Welsh singer (Hear'Say) and actor
  • July 29Fernando González, Chilean tennis player
  • July 30Diam's, French rapper


Macaulay Culkin

Chris Pine

  • August 2Dingdong Dantes, Filipino Actor
  • August 3Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player
  • August 5Wayne Bridge, English footballer
  • August 9
    • Charlie David, Canadian actor
    • Dominic Tabuna, Nauruan politician
  • August 10Pua Magasiva, Samoan actor
  • August 11Monika Pyrek, Polish pole vaulter
  • August 12Maggie Lawson, American actress
  • August 14Roy Williams, American football player
  • August 16
    • Julien Absalon, French mountain biker
    • Vanessa Carlton, American singer
  • August 17
    • David Legwand, American ice hockey player
    • Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer and musician
  • August 18Damion Stewart, Jamaican footballer
  • August 21Jon Lajoie, Canadian comedian
  • August 23Rex Grossman, American football player
  • August 24Rachael Carpani, Australian actress
  • August 26
  • August 27Derrick Strait, American football player
  • August 28Debra Lafave, American teacher
  • August 29
    • William Levy, Cuban-American actor
    • David West, American basketball player


Michelle Williams

Yao Ming

Zachary Levi

  • September 2Dany Sabourin, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • September 3Jennie Finch, American softball player
  • September 5Kevin Simm, English singer (Liberty X)
  • September 6
    • Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
    • Samuel Peter, Nigerian boxer & heavyweight champion
    • Kerry Katona, English TV presenter and former pop star (Atomic Kitten)
  • September 7
    • Gabriel Milito, Argentine footballer
    • Mark Prior, American baseball player
  • September 8Eric Hutchinson, American singer-songwriter
  • September 9
    • Michelle Williams, American actress
    • Denise Quiñones, Puerto Rican actress, Miss Universe 2001
  • September 10Phoemela Baranda, Filipina model, actress and Entertainment news anchor
  • September 11Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
  • September 12
    • Sean Burroughs, American baseball player
    • Yao Ming, Chinese basketball player
  • September 13
    • Ben Savage, American actor (Boy Meets World)
    • Daisuke Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball player
  • September 15Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese singer
  • September 19 - Tegan and Sara Quin, Canadian singer/songwriters
  • September 21
    • Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress
    • Autumn Reeser, American actress
  • September 24
    • Victoria Pendleton, English cyclist
    • Amy Joyce Hastings, Irish actress
  • September 25T.I. (Clifford Harris), American rap artist, film and music producer, actor and author
  • September 26Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Swedish ice hockey players
  • September 29
    • Patrick Agyemang, Ghanaian footballer
    • Zachary Levi, American actor
    • Dallas Green, Musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour)
  • September 30
    • Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis player
    • Guillermo Rigondeaux, Cuban boxer
    • Emily Kokal, vocalist/guitarist of all-girl band Warpaint


Nick Cannon

Kim Kardashian

  • October 3Danny O'Donoghue, Irish singer-songwriter (The Script)
  • October 4
    • Kristina Lenko, Canadian champion ice skater
    • Tomáš Rosický, Czech footballer
    • Me'Lisa Barber, American athlete
  • October 5James Toseland, English motorcycle racer
  • October 8
    • Michael Mizanin, American professional wrestler
    • Nick Cannon, American actor, comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, record producer, radio, and television personality
  • October 10Sherine, Egyptian singer
  • October 12
    • Ledley King, English footballer
    • Nadzeya Astapchuk, Belarusian athlete
  • October 13Scott Parker, English footballer
  • October 14
    • Terrence McGee, American football player
    • Ben Whishaw, English actor
  • October 16
    • Sue Bird, American basketball player
    • Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player
  • October 17Ekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player
  • October 18Reetinder Sodhi, Indian cricket player
  • October 21Kim Kardashian, American television personality
  • October 24
    • Monica Arnold, American singer
    • Casey Wilson, American actress and comedienne
  • October 28
    • Alan Smith, English footballer
    • Christy Hemme, American professional wrestler


Ryan Gosling

Nick Swisher

  • November 4Sabrina Colie, Jamaican actress
  • November 5Christoph Metzelder, German footballer
  • November 7Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast
  • November 10Calvin Chen, Taiwanese pop singer
  • November 11Willie Parker, American football player
  • November 12Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor
  • November 13Monique Coleman, American actress
  • November 16Kayte Christensen, American basketball player
  • November 17Isaac Hanson, American musician
  • November 18
    • Denny Hamlin, American race car driver
    • Dustin Kensrue, Canadian Singer
    • François Duval, Belgian rally driver
    • Junichi Okada, Japanese singer
    • Luke Chadwick, English footballer
    • Mathew Baynton, English actor and writer
    • Minori Chihara, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • November 19Adele Silva, English actress and model
  • November 21
    • Hank Blalock, American baseball player
    • Hiroyuki Tomita, Japanese gymnast
    • Elaine Yiu, Hong Kong actress
  • November 22David Artell, English footballer
  • November 25
    • John-Michael Liles, American hockey player
    • Nick Swisher, American baseball player
  • November 26Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer
  • November 28Lisa Middelhauve, German singer (Xandria)


Christina Aguilera

Jake Gyllenhaal

Eliza Dushku





  • March 1
    • Dixie Dean, English football player (b. 1907)
    • Wilhelmina, Dutch-born American high-fashion model and owner of model agency (b. 1940)
    • Daniil Khrabrovitsky, Soviet film director (b. 1923)
  • March 5
    • Jay Silverheels, Native American actor (b. 1912)
    • Winifred Wagner, German daughter-in-law of Richard Wagner, close friend of Adolf Hitler (b. 1897)
  • March 10Herman Tarnower, American doctor and murder victim (b. 1910)
  • March 11Maud Hart Lovelace, American author (b. 1892)
  • March 14
    • Anna Jantar, Polish singer (b. 1950)
    • Mohammad Hatta, Indonesia's first vice president (b. 1902)
  • March 16Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (b. 1898)
  • March 18
    • Jessica Dragonette, American singer (b. 1900)
    • Erich Fromm, German-born psychologist and philosopher (b. 1900)
    • Louise Lovely, Australian actress (b. 1895)
  • March 21Peter Stoner, American mathematician, astronomer and Christian apologist (b. 1888)
  • March 24
    • John Barrie, British actor (b. 1917)
    • Pierre Etchebaster, French real tennis player (b. 1893)
    • Oscar Romero, El Salvador Roman Catholic archbishop (b. 1917)
  • March 25
    • Roland Barthes, French literary critic and writer (b. 1915)
    • Walter Susskind, Czech conductor (b. 1913)
    • James Wright, American poet (b. 1927)
    • Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist (b.1901)
  • March 28Dick Haymes, Argentine actor and singer (b. 1916)
  • March 29Mantovani, Italian-born conductor and arranger (b. 1905)
  • March 31
    • Vladimír Holan, Czech poet (b. 1905)
    • Jesse Owens, African-American athlete (b. 1913)


  • April 4Red Sovine, American country & folk singer & songwriter (b. 1917)
  • April 6John Collier, English writer (b. 1901)
  • April 10Kay Medford, American actress (b. 1914)
  • April 11Ümit Kaftancıoğlu, Turkish writer (b. 1935)
  • April 12Clark McConachy, New Zealand snooker and billiards player (b. 1895)
  • April 15
    • Raymond Bailey, American actor (b. 1904)
    • Marshall Reed, American film and television actor (b. 1917)
    • Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
  • April 19Tony Beckley, English character actor (b. 1927)
  • April 20Katherine Kennicott Davis, American composer (b. 1892)
  • April 21Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (b. 1928)
  • April 22Jane Froman, American singer and actress (b. 1907)
  • April 24Alejo Carpentier, Cuban writer (b. 1904)
  • April 26Cicely Courtneidge, British actress (b. 1893)
  • April 27John Culshaw, British recording producer and musicologist (b. 1924)
  • April 29Alfred Hitchcock, British suspense film director (b. 1899)
  • April 30Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet, journalist, and politician (b. 1898)


  • May 2George Pal, Hungarian-born animator and producer (b. 1904)
  • May 4
    • Kay Hammond, English actress (b. 1909)
    • Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia (b. 1892)
  • May 5Isabel Briggs Myers, American psychological theorist and co-creator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (b. 1897)
  • May 8Geoffrey Baker, English field marshal (b. 1912)
  • May 12Lillian Roth, American actress (b. 1910)
  • May 14Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (b. 1912)
  • May 16Marin Preda, Romanian writer (b. 1922)
  • May 18
    • David A. Johnston, American volcanologist (b. 1949)
    • Ian Curtis, British musician and singer (Joy Division) (b. 1956)
  • May 21Ida Kaminska, Polish actress (b. 1899)
  • May 28Rolf Nevanlinna, Finnish mathematician (b. 1895)


  • June 1Rube Marquard, American baseball player (b. 1886)
  • June 7
    • Henry Miller, American writer (b. 1891)
    • Elizabeth Craig, British chef and writer (b. 1883)
    • Philip Guston, American painter (b. 1912)
  • June 12
    • Masayoshi Ohira, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1910)
    • Billy Butlin, South African–born Canadian founder of Butlins Holiday Camps (b. 1899)
    • Milburn Stone, American actor (b. 1904)
  • June 13Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian and political figure (b. 1942)
  • June 20Amy Key Clarke, English mystical poet (b. 1892)
  • June 21Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter (b. 1923)
  • June 23
    • Clyfford Still, American painter (b. 1904)
    • John Laurie, British actor (b. 1897)
    • Sanjay Gandhi, Indian son of Indira Gandhi (air crash) (b. 1946)
  • June 24Boris Kaufman, Russian cinematographer (b. 1897)
  • June 27Carey McWilliams, American author, editor, and lawyer (b. 1905)
  • June 28José Iturbi, Spanish conductor and musician (b. 1895)


  • July – Robert Brackman, American painter (b. 1898)
  • July 1C. P. Snow, British physicist and novelist (b. 1905)
  • July 4Gregory Bateson, British anthropologist, anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, semiotician and cyberneticist (b. 1904)
  • July 6Gail Patrick, American actress (b. 1911)
  • July 7
    • Reginald Gardiner, English actor (b. 1903)
    • Dore Schary, American film writer, director, and producer (b. 1905)
  • July 9Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian writer, poet and diplomat (b. 1913)
  • July 15Ben Selvin, American orchestra leader & recording artist (b. 1898)
  • July 17
    • Don "Red" Barry, American actor (b. 1912)
    • Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician (b. 1890)
  • July 23Keith Godchaux, American musician of the band The Grateful Dead (b. 1948)
  • July 24
    • Uttam Kumar (Arun Kumar Chatterjee), Bengali actor (b. 1926)
    • Peter Sellers, English comedian and actor (b. 1925)
  • July 25Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian singer-songwriter, poet, actor (b. 1938)
  • July 26
    • Allen Hoskins, American actor (b. 1920)
    • Kenneth Tynan, English theatre critic (b. 1927)
  • July 27Muhammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran (b. 1919)
  • July 31
    • Pascual Jordan, German physicist (b. 1902)
    • Mohammed Rafi, Indian singer (b. 1924)
    • Bobby Van, American actor (b. 1928)




  • October 6Hattie Jacques, British actress (b. 1922)
  • October 7Sydney Gordon Russell, English designer and craftsman (b. 1892)
  • October 10Billie Thomas, American actor (Buckwheat, Our Gang) (b. 1931)
  • October 20 – Lady Isobel Barnett, British television personality (b. 1918)
  • October 21Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician after whom Asperger syndrome was named (b. 1906)
  • October 25
    • Sahir Ludhianvi, Urdu/Hindustani poet and Hindi film lyricist (b. 1921)
    • Virgil Fox, American organist (b. 1912)
    • Victor Galindez, Argentine boxer (race car accident) (b. 1948)
  • October 27
    • Steve Peregrin Took, British rock musician (T. Rex) (b. 1949)
    • John Hasbrouck van Vleck, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899)


  • November 4
    • Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer (b. 1904)
    • Johnny Owen, Welsh professional boxer (b. 1956)
  • November 7Steve McQueen, American actor (b. 1930)
  • November 9
    • Gloria Guinness, Mexican-born American fashion icon (b. 1912)
    • Carmel Myers, American actress (b. 1899)
    • Victor Sen Yung, American actor (b. 1915)
  • November 16Boris Aronson, Russian set designer (b. 1898)
  • November 18Conn Smythe, Canadian NHL coach (b. 1895)
  • November 20John McEwen, 18th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1900)
  • November 22
    • Norah McGuinness, Northern Irish painter and illustrator (b. 1901)
    • Mae West, American actress (b. 1893)
  • November 24George Raft, American actor (b. 1901)
  • November 26Rachel Roberts, British actress (b. 1927)
  • November 27F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect (b. 1882)
  • November 29
    • Dorothy Day, American social progressive (b. 1897)
    • Babe London, American actress and comedian (b. 1901)


John Lennon

  • December 2Romain Gary, Lithuanian-born writer (b. 1914)
  • December 3 – Sir Oswald Mosley, British fascist leader (b. 1896)
  • December 4
    • Francisco Sá Carneiro, Prime Minister of Portugal (b. 1934)
    • Stanislawa Walasiewicz, Polish-born runner (b. 1911)
  • December 7Darby Crash, American rock songwriter, singer (The Germs) (b. 1958)
  • December 8John Lennon, British singer, songwriter, and guitarist (The Beatles) (b. 1940)
  • December 16
    • Colonel Sanders, American fast food entrepreneur (b. 1890)
    • Hellmuth Walter, German engineer and inventor (b. 1900)
  • December 18Alexei Kosygin, Russian politician, Premier of the Soviet Union (b. 1904)
  • December 21Marc Connelly, American playwright (b. 1890)
  • December 23Frank Norman, English novelist, playwright and autobiographer (b. 1930)
  • December 24
    • Karl Dönitz, German admiral and briefly President of Germany (b. 1891)
    • Siggie Nordstrom, American model, actress, entertainer, socialite and lead singer (The Nordstrom Sisters) (b. 1893)
  • December 25Victoria Drummond, first woman marine engineer in Britain (b. 1894)
  • December 26Richard Chase, American serial killer (b. 1950)
  • December 28Sam Levene, American actor (b. 1905)
  • December 29Tim Hardin, American musician (b. 1941)
  • December 31
    • Raoul Walsh, American film director (b. 1887)
    • Marshall McLuhan, Canadian author and professor (b. 1911)

Nobel Prizes[]

  • PhysicsJames Watson Cronin, Val Logsdon Fitch
  • ChemistryPaul Berg, Walter Gilbert, Frederick Sanger
  • MedicineBaruj Benacerraf, Jean Dausset, George D. Snell
  • LiteratureCzesław Miłosz
  • PeaceAdolfo Pérez Esquivel
  • EconomicsLawrence Klein

Templeton Prize[]

  • Prof. Ralph Burhoe


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People of the year 1980 at Familypedia

45 people were born in 1980

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Levent Özdel
Christina Aguilera (1980)Fausto Xavier Aguilera (1949)Shelly Loraine Fidler (1960)
Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern (1980)David Ross Ardern (1954)Laurell Bottomley (living)
Matt Alexandros Babel (1980)Alexander Babel (1946-2009)Sarah Bernier (1948)
Caroline Marie Bonaparte (1980-)Charles Napoléon Bonaparte (1950-)Beatrice di Borbone delle Due Sicilie (1950-c2015)
Jordana Brewster (1980)Alden Brewster (living)Maria João Leal de Souza (1955)
Samantha Bryant (1980)James Bryant (1956-2008)Raquel Rojo (1960-2018)
Alicia Bánffy de Losoncz (1980)Pál Bánffy de Losoncz (1948)Eleonora d’Harnoncourt de la Fontaine-Unverzagt (1953)
Victoria Cabrera-Castellano (1980)Federico Lorenzo Cabrera (1954)María Luisa Castellano (1949)
Macaulay Carson Culkin (1980)Christopher Cornelius Culkin (1944)Patricia Brentrup (1949)
Zooey Claire Deschanel (1980)Joseph Caleb Deschanel (1944)Mary Josephine Weri (1945)
Ștefan Dudescu (c1980)Răzvan Dudescu (1953)Cristina Domițian (c1957)
Alix-Andréa Eyrl von und zu Waldgries und Liebenaich (1980-)Karl Josef Eyrl von und zu Waldgries und Liebenaich (1935-)Isabelle Ceschi a Santa Croce (1949-)
Erin Fagan Fetherston (1980)Jim Fetherston (1960)Barbara Achenbach (1961)
Marie Filotti (1980-)Ion Filotti (1941-)Françoise Sciaky (1942-)
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14 children were born to the 18 women born in 1980

195 people died in 1980

 FatherMotherAge at death
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)
Leonard Abramowicz (1910-1980)
Fanny Lillian Ageloff (1890-1980)Eli Ageloff (1859-1900)Chai Rochel Leibman (1860-1943)
Samantha Ahrendt (1900-1980)Jeffrey Ahrendt (1879-1951)Jeannette Ramsay (1871-1950)
Anna Mae Allphin (1902-1980)Samuel Taylor Allphin (1875-1913)Lucy Hepworth (1880-1965)
Walter James Armagost (1891-1980)Mark Adam Armagost (1868-1933)Dora Ellen Heckman (1871-1948)
Ethel Avison (1909-1980)Andrew Avison (1871-1914)Elizabeth Blanchett (c1873)
Adedayo Babalola (1900-1980)
Vintilă Bagdat (c1815-c1980)Alexandru Bagdat (1880-1931)Elena Suciu (c1885-c1945)
Archibald Shuttleworth Bailey (1900-c1980)Henry George Bailey (1859-1902)Lucy Charlotte Guest (1869-1905)
Elizabeth Condie Baird (1918-1980)James Alexander Baird (1891-1956)Ada Condie (1894-1965)
Lindsay Baird (1900-1980)Kevin Baird (1869-1950)Ortrud Bernheimer (1870-1958)
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4469 people lived in 1980

Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Anthony Abbott (1911-1993)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Robert Fuller Abell (1919-2010)Clifford Abell (1875-1965)Jennie Ferne Loshbough (1886-1957)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)
Melissa Abicht (1939-2009)Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)Amanda Krieger (1899-1959)
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Events of the year 1980 at Familypedia

48 people were married in 1980.

 Joined with
Edward Alabaster (1947-2018)Maria Blattner (1953-2015)
Mike Bertram (1952-2015)Mona Liggett
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (1953)Cherie Booth (1954)
Maria Blattner (1953-2015)Edward Alabaster (1947-2018)
Theresa Mary Brasier (1956)Philip John May (1957)
David Brian Bubley (1953)Debbie Nadine Smith (1958)
Neil Mallon Bush (1955)Sharon Smith (1954) + Maria Andrews (bef2004)
Dennis Howard Calver (1916-2011)Lilian Wells (c1926-c1975)+Doreen Margaret Hine (1931-2003)
Samantha Taylor Clarke (1956-2022)Jeremy Michael Diggs (1946-2019)
Seymour Roger Cray (1925-1996)Verene Alice Voll (1926-2017)+Geri Martha Harrand (1936-)
Janneke Dekker (1958-)Christiaan J. Tol (1949-)
Jeremy Michael Diggs (1946-2019)Samantha Taylor Clarke (1956-2022)
Katherine Marie Doty (1946)Bill Cooper+Caroll Gerbig
Barbara Achenbach (1961)Jim Fetherston (1960)
Jim Fetherston (1960)Barbara Achenbach (1961)
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There were 0 military battles in 1980.

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