What Happened on May 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 35 motorists die as a Liberian freighter rams a Tampa Bay Bridge
  • Slasher horror film "Friday the 13th" is released in US cinemas

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Nikodinov, Spartanburg SC, figure skater (1997 Pacif Sr champ)
  • Cho Hyeon Jae, South Korean actor
  • Grant Hackett, Australian swimmer
  • Tatewin Means, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1996)
  • Tony Schmidt, German racing driver