On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1980

Historical Events

  • 32nd NHL All-Star Game, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit: Wales Conference beats Campbell Conference, 6-3; MVP: Reggie Leach, Philadelphia Flyers, RW
  • Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Fitzpatrick, American programmer (LiveJournal), born in Iowa, United States
  • Jo Swinson, British politician, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Prince Peter, American-born Yugoslav royalty, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tiwa Savage, Nigerian singer-songwriter (Kele, Kele, Kele), born in Isale Eko, Lagos State, Nigeria
1980 Highlights

About February 5, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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