What Happened on April 11, 1980

Historical Events

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harassment

Coming Up

Paul McCartney releases single "Coming Up"

Famous Birthdays

  • Keiji Tamada, Japanese football forward (72 caps; Kashiwa Reysol, Nagoya Grampus 233 games), born in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Mark Teixeira, American baseball first baseman (World Series 2009 NY Yankees; 3 × MLB All-Star; 5 × Gold Glove Award; Texas Rangers), born in Annapolis, Maryland
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Charlotte Henry, American actress (Alice in Wonderland; Babes In Toyland; Jungle Menace), dies of cancer at 66
  • Florence Lake, American actress (Edgar Kennedy shorts), dies at 75

About April 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) - Pink Floyd
  • UK #1 Song: Working My Way Back To You - Forgive Me Girl (Medley) - Detroit Spinners