On This Day

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
  • Stiliani Pilatou, Greek long jumper

Famous Deaths

  • Richard "Dick" Haymes, Argentine-American actor and singer (Sate Fair, Real Life, Betrayal), dies of lung cancer at 61
1980 Highlights

About March 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries