What Happened on December 30, 1980

Historical Events

  • "Wonderful World of Disney" last performance on NBC-TV

Ballon d'Or

Ballon d'Or: Bayern Munich forward Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is named best European football player; beats German international teammate Bernd Schuster of FC Barcelona and Saint-√Čtienne midfielder Michel Platini

Famous Birthdays

  • Eliza Dushku, American actress (True Lies, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Kenny Kwan, Hong Kong singer (Boy'z), and actor (Banana Boys), born in The Philippines
Born in 1980

About December 30, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 21 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