On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1980

Historical Events

  • Suriname president Johan Ferrier ousted
  • Tatyana Kazankina of USSR sets 1.5k woman's record (3:52.47) in USSR

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison


1980 Highlights

About August 13, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo