On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end, born in Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Garette Patrick Ratliff, American actor (Return to Blue Lagoon), born in Burbank, California
1980 Highlights

About January 5, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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