What Happened on February 14, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "West Side Story" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances
  • 13th Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, New York
  • US launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares

Famous Birthdays

  • F├ítima Leyva, Mexican footballer
  • Josh Senter, American screenwriter
  • Michelle Ye, Hong Kong actress

Famous Deaths

  • Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor