On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1980

Historical Events

Music History

Debut of first The Pretenders album "Pretenders"

Musician Pete Farndon
Pete Farndon
Singer-songwriter and Musician Chrissie Hynde
Singer-songwriter and Musician
Chrissie Hynde

Famous Birthdays

  • Deanna Wright, American actress, born in Ocala, Florida
  • Lovieanne Jung, American softball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Mike Williams, American football player, born in South Carolina, United States

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913)
1980 Highlights

About January 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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