On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1980

Historical Events

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

Sport awardFootball Awards

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

Footballer Michel Platini
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
1980 Highlights

About December 30, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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