What Happened on March 17, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Califf, American soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf George Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68
1980 Highlights

About March 17, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) - Pink Floyd
  • UK #1 Song: Going Underground/Dreams Of Children - Jam