What Happened on July 25, 1980

Historical Events

Album Release

  • Train crash at Winsum, 9 die
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Diam's [Mélanie Georgiades], French rapper, born in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Shawn Riggans, American baseball player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Toni Vilander, Finnish auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans LMGTE Pro class 2012, 14; FIA World Endurance Cup for GT Drivers 2014; FIA GT C'ship GT2 class 2007, 08), born in Kankaanpää, Finland
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian poet, singer, and actor (b. 1938)

About July 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's Still Rock And Roll To Me - Billy Joel
  • UK #1 Song: Use It Up And Wear It Out - Odyssey