On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron Leftwich, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Clive Clarke, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Cory Gibbs, American soccer player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor & model, born in Nagoya, Japan
  • Ossama Haidar, Lebanese soccer player
  • Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer, born in Tokyo, Japan

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Samuel L. Jackson (31) weds sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson (30)


Famous Deaths

  • Robert Ardrey, American author (b. 1908)
1980 Highlights

About January 14, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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