What Happened on July 26, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Baksh, Canadian guitarist (Sum 41), born in Ajax, Ontario

Jacinda ArdernJacinda Ardern (42 years old)

Prime Minister of New Zealand (2017-23), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

  • Lee Dong-gun, South Korean actor, born in Gangnam District, Seoul
  • Mat Shaw, American pop singer (Mat and Savanna), and real estate agent, born in California
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), dies of cancer at 59
  • Fran├žois Louis Ganshof, Belgian medieval historian, dies at 85
  • Ibn-e-Safi, Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet, dies at 52
1980 Highlights

About July 26, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 15 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