What Happened on February 13, 1980

Historical Events

  • Apollo Computer Inc incorporated
  • NZ beats West Indies by one wicket in cricket at Dunedin
  • XIII Winter Olympic Games open in Lake Placid, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Sebastian Kehl, German footballer, born in Fulda, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • David Janssen, American actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), dies at 49
  • Marian Rejewski, Polish mathematician and cryptologist (1st to break German Enigma code), dies at 74
1980 Highlights

About February 13, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Do That To Me One More Time - Captain & Tennille
  • UK #1 Song: Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers