On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilfred Bungei, Kenyan middle-distance runner

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Tennis star Björn Borg (24) weds tennis player Mariana Simionescu (23) in Bucharest, Romania

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPeter Sellers

Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Pink Panther), dies at 54

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926)
1980 Highlights

About July 24, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo