What Happened on July 3, 1980

Historical Events

  • Biggest MLB crowd in 7 years, 73,096 watch Indians beat NY Yankees, 7-0 at Cleveland Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Asha Srinivasan, Indian-American composer and educator, born in Logan, Utah
  • Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricket spin bowler (103 Tests, 417 wickets, BB 8/84; Punjab, Surrey CCC, Mumbai Indians, Essex CCC, Chennai SKs, Kolkata KRs), born in Jalandhar, India
  • Olivia Munn, American actress (The Newsroom: X-Men: Apocalypse), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Roland Schoeman, South African swimmer (Olympic gold 4x100m freestyle relay 2004; 3 x World C'ship gold), born in Pretoria, South Africa
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • James "Buster" Bennett, American blues saxophonist and blues shouter, dies at 66
1980 Highlights

About July 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) - Paul McCartney And Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Crying - Don Mclean