What Happened on January 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

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 American drug dealer and fugitive, born in Hollywood, California
  • Nick Carter, American singer (Backstreet Boys), born in Jamestown, New York