On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1980

Historical Events

  • American hostage Richard Queen freed by Iran militants due to illness

Famous Birthdays

  • T.J. Wilson, Canadian professional wrestler

Famous Weddings

Michael Biehn

Actor Michael Biehn (23) weds actress Carlene Olson (25)

Famous Deaths

  • BolesÅ‚aw Woytowicz, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 80
  • Peggy Knudson, actress (April-So This is Hollywood), dies at 57
1980 Highlights

About July 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer