What Happened on June 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 8 performances
  • Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35
  • ESPN begins televising college world series games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry

Famous Birthdays

  • Lazaros Papadopoulos, Greek basketball player
  • Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar (2013-present), born in Doha, Qatar