On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1980

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Magnum P.I." starring Tom Selleck premieres on CBS

  • Dirk Wellham scores 100 on 1st-class debut, NSW v Victoria
  • The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (known as either CERCLA or Superfund) is enacted by the U.S. Congress.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arya [Jamshad Cethirakath], Indian actor, born in Trikaripur, Kerala
1980 Highlights

About December 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius