What Happened on April 9, 1980

Historical Events

  • Belgium's Marten's government resigns
  • Los Angeles Kings tie NHL record with two shorthanded playoff goals (vs NY Islanders)
  • Soyuz 35 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Clueso [Thomas Hübner], German pop singer, rapper, songwriter and producer, born in Erfurt, Germany
  • Jerko Leko, Croatian footballer, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Yoanna House, American model, born in Jacksonville, Florida
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Kathleen Burke, American actress (Island of Lost Souls), dies at 66

About April 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 1 month and 20 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