What Happened on February 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 30th Berlin International Film Festival: "Heartland" and "Palermo or Wolfsburg" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • Billy Wyman said he will leave Rolling Stones in 1983 (Sure!)
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Rachel Fitch, New Zealand swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Nikolai Antropov, Kazakh ice hockey player
  • Regina Spektor, Russian-born singer and songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Gale Robbins, actress (Fuller Brush Girl, Mr Hex), dies at 58