On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1980

Historical Events

  • 25th Eurovision Song Contest: Johnny Logan for Ireland wins singing "What's Another Year" in The Hague

Famous Deaths

  • Ethel Wilson, actress (Aunt Harriet-Aldrich Family), dies at 88
  • Tony Beckley, actor (Assault, When a Stranger Calls), dies at 51
1980 Highlights

About April 19, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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