What Happened on September 19, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Ordinary People" directed by Robert Redford and starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore and Judd Hirsch is released (Best Picture 1981)

  • Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sara Quin, Canadian singer/songwriter (Tegan and Sara)
  • Tegan Quin, Canadian singer/songwriter (Tegan and Sara)