What Happened on December 27, 1980

Historical Events

  • Calvin Murphy (Rockets) begins longest NBA free throw streak of 78

Famous Birthdays

  • Cas Haley, American roots, rock, and reggae singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, born in Paris, Texas
  • Claudio Castagnoli, Swiss wrestler
Born in 1980
1980 Highlights

About December 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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