What Happened on September 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 'Les Miserables' opens at Palais des Sports, Paris
  • Royals Willie Wilson steals AL-record 28 consecutive base
  • Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station

Famous Birthdays

  • Avi Strool, Israeli footballer
  • Charles Hedger - British musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • Chris Tarrant, Australian football player

Famous Deaths

  • K A Porter, writer, dies at 90