On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1980

Historical Events

  • 37th Venice Film Festival: "Atlantic City" directed by Louis Malle and "Gloria" directed by John Cassavetes jointly awarded Golden Lion (first since 1968)

Famous Birthdays

  • T.J. Beam, American baseball player, born in Scottsdale, Arizona
1980 Highlights

About August 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo