What Happened on March 21, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • On TV show Dallas, J.R. is shot

Famous Birthdays

  • Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)
  • Marit Bjørgen, Norwegian cross-country skier
  • Ronaldinho Gaucho, Brazilian international footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75
  • Peter Stoner, American mathematician, astronomer and Christian apologist (b. 1888)