What Happened on January 28th, 1980

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

37th Golden Globes: Kramer vs. Kramer, Dustin Hoffman & Sally Field win

  • USCGC Blackthorn (WLB-391) collides with the tanker Capricorn while leaving Tampa Florida and capsizes killing 23 Coast Guard crewmembers.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse James Hollywood, American drug dealer and fugitive
  • Nick Carter, singer (Backstreet Boys)