What Happened on April 29, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1980 NFL Draft: Billy Sims from University of Oklahoma first pick by Detroit Lions
  • Corazones Unidos Siempre Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority Inc. is founded

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Shoppach, American baseball player
  • Kian Egan, Irish singer (Westlife)
  • Mathieu Biron, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAlfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), dies of renal failure at 80