What Happened on August 31, 1980

Historical Events

  • 80th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Hal Sutton
  • Poland's Solidarity trade union federations forms and is officially recognised by the Polish government
  • The GdaƄsk Agreement is signed, allowing Polish citizens to bring democratic changes within the communist political structure
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Budden, American rapper (Pump It Up), born in New York, New York
  • Laura Mulleavy, American fashion designer (Rodarte), born in California
Born in 1980

About August 31, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Upside Down - Diana Ross
  • UK #1 Song: Start - Jam