What Happened on July 24, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilfred Bungei, Kenyan middle-distance runner

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Tennis star Bjorn Borg (24) weds tennis player Mariana Simionescu (23) in Bucharest, Romania

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Pink Panther), dies at 54

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926)