What Happened on August 16, 1980

Historical Events

  • British rock keyboardist Jools Holland quits band Squeeze to pursue a solo career
  • Cozy Powell quits Rainbow

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert "Bob" Hardy, English musician (Franz Ferdinand), born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
  • Vanessa Carlton, American singer-songwriter, born in Milford, Pennsylvania
Born in 1980

About August 16, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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