What Happened on March 28, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Luke Walton, American basketball head coach (Sacramento Kings 2019; LA Lakers 2016-18; NBA C'ships 2009-10, LA Lakers), born in San Diego, California
  • Rasmus Seebach, Danish pop singer-songwriter, and record producer, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Stiliani Pilatou, Greek long jumper

Famous Deaths

  • John Poulos, American drummer (The Buckinghams - "Kind Of A Drag"), dies of heart failure at 32
  • Richard "Dick" Haymes, Argentine-American actor and singer (State Fair, Real Life, Betrayal), dies of lung cancer at 61
1980 Highlights

About March 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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