What Happened on January 10, 1980

Historical Events

  • Last broadcast of "The Rockford Files" on NBC

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Roney, American baseball player, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sarah Shahi [Aahoo Jahansouzshahi], American actress (Black Adam, Sex/Life) and model, born in Euless, Texas
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Bo Rein, American college football coach (b. 1945)
  • George Meany, American labor leader ((AFL-CIO), dies at 86
1980 Highlights

About January 10, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
  • UK #1 Song: Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd