On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilfred Bungei, Kenyan middle-distance runner

Famous Weddings

Björn Borg

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

Famous Deaths

Peter Sellers

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

  • Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926)
1980 Highlights

About July 24, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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