Famous Deaths on January 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Deaths

  • Amos Milburn, American R&B singer and pianist, dies at 52
  • Axel Springer Jr, German photographer, commits suicide at 38
  • Ivan Triesault, actor (Von Ryan's Express, Desert Fox), dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joy Adamson, Czech conservationist and author (Born Free), killed by her servant at 69

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (b. 1892)