What Happened on March 10, 1980

Historical Events

  • Willard Scott becomes the weather forcaster on the Today Show

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Tarnower, American doctor (Scarsdale Diet), shot and killed by girlfriend Jean Harris at 69
  • Melville Henry Cane, American lawyer and poet (Making a Poem), dies at 100
1980 Highlights

About March 10, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • UK #1 Song: Together We Are Beautiful - Fern Kinney