Historical Events on June 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 8 performances
  • 26th LPGA Championship won by Sally Little
  • 34th Tony Awards: Children of a Lesser God & Evita win

Sport awardTennis Open

79th Men's French Open: Bjorn Borg beats Vitas Gerulaitis (6-4, 6-1, 6-2)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

Sport awardTennis Open

79th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Virginia Ruzici (6-0, 6-3)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia Ruzici
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Virginia Ruzici