Birthdays in History in January 1980

  • Jan 2 Mac Danzig, American Mixed martial arts combatant
  • Jan 5 Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end
  • Jan 11 Lovieanne Jung, American softball player
  • Jan 14 Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer
  • Jan 17 Gareth McLearnon, Northern Irish flautist
  • Jan 20 Philippe Cousteau Jr., Freanch oceanographer; grandson of Jacques Cousteau
  • Jan 20 Brigitte Olivier, Belgian judoka, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Jan 22 Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese Writer