On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Simms, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Denver Broncos), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • David Desrosiers, Canadian rock bassist (Simple Plan, 2000-20), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • David West, American basketball player, born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Mohammad Sheikh, Kenyan cricketer, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Nicholas Tse, Hong Kong singer and actor, born in British Hong Kong
1980 Highlights

About August 29, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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