On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1980

Historical Events

  • British sixpence demonetised after being in used since 1551 and 12 years after introduction of decimal currency
  • West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt visits Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Rade Prica, Swedish footballer, born in Ljungby, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Virginia Brown Faire, American silent film actress (Lonesome Trail, Temptress), dies at 76
1980 Highlights

About June 30, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer