What Happened on November 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Heaven's Gate" film directed by Michael Cimino, starring Kris Kristofferson and Christopher Walken premieres - one of the biggest box office bombs ever

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Despite missing 45 games, George Brett wins AL MVP

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Honduras & El Salvador signs peace (after "soccer war" 1969)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dustin Kensrue, American Singer/Songwriter (Thrice)
  • Fran├žois Duval, Belgian rally driver
  • Junichi Okada, Japanese singer (V6)
  • Luke Chadwick, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Conn Smythe, NHL coach 1927-1931 (b. 1895)