What Happened on February 6, 1980

Historical Events

Trial of Interest

John Wayne Gacy goes on trial for the murder of 33 young men in Cook County, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Poirier, Canadian actress, born in Drummondville, Canada
  • Luke Ravenstahl, American politician, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mamiko Noto, Japanese voice actress & singer, born in Kanazawa, Japan
Born in 1980
1980 Highlights

About February 6, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock With You - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: The Special AKA Live! EP - The Special AKA