What Happened on December 21, 1980

Historical Events

  • Harold Carmichael ends NFL streak of 127 consecutive game receptions

Famous Birthdays

  • Royce Ring, American baseball player, born in La Mesa, California

Famous Deaths

Marc ConnellyMarc Connelly (1890-1980)

American playwright (One Minute Please), dies at 90

1980 Highlights

About December 21, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon
  • UK #1 Song: There's No One Quite Like Grandma - St Winifred's School Choir