What Happened on February 7, 1980

Historical Events

Music Concert

Pink Floyd premiere their live version of "The Wall" at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Kunz, Swiss composer, dies at 88
  • Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), dies at 73
  • Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer, dies at 75
1980 Highlights

About February 7, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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