What Happened on December 28, 1980

Historical Events

  • Mexico terminated fishing agreements with US

Famous Birthdays

  • Lomana LuaLua, Congolese football player, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Vanessa Ferlito, American actress, born in Brooklyn, New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricket spin bowler (1 Test India, 5 Tests Pakistan), at 72
  • Jersey calf, lived 222 days with an artificial heart
1980 Highlights

About December 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 30 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