What Happened on January 24, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Marie Lenz, American actress, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Rocky Boiman, American football player, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Yamandu Costa, Brazilian guitarist & composer (Os Fronteiri├žos), born in Passo Fundo
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Lil Dagover, Dutch-born German actress (Spiders), dies at 92
1980 Highlights

About January 24, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 11 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: Brass In Pocket - The Pretenders