On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1980

Historical Events

  • Deborah Harry and Meat Loaf film "Roadie" premieres

Music History

Paul McCartney releases "Waterfall"

  • Rep John Jenrette Jr (D-SC) indicted in "Abscam" investigation

Historic Event

UN Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela

Famous Birthdays

  • Darius Vassell, English footballer
  • Florent Malouda, French footballer
  • Markus Winkelhock, German racing driver
  • Sarah Connor [Lewe], German singer ("From Sarah With Love"; ""Skin On Skin"), born in Hamburg, Germany
1980 Highlights

About June 13, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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