What Happened on January 30, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edward Albee's "Lady from Dubuque" premieres in NYC

Playwright Edward Albee
Edward Albee

Famous Birthdays

  • JoĆ£ozinho, Brazilian footballer
  • Leilani Dowding, British glamour model
  • Pavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor
  • Wilmer Valderrama, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Lil Dagover, actress (Destiny, Spiders), dies at 82
  • Professor Longhair [Henry Roeland Byrd], American blues singer and pianist, dies from a heart attack at 61