On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1980

Historical Events

Historic Event

Ronald Reagan says he will submit to periodic medical tests

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Foote, American football linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Marco Bortolami, Italian rugby union player, born in Padua, Veneto, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Butlin, South African-born British founder of Butlins holiday camps, dies at 80
  • Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75
1980 Highlights

About June 12, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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