On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1980

Historical Events

  • 134th Grand National: American amateur rider Charlie Fenwick wins aboard 40/1 outsider Ben Nevis; only 4 from 30 starters finish race

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Mathews, Australian actress
  • Kim Tae Hee, South Korean actress
  • Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein, of Jordan

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

77th Prime Minister of UK Tony Blair (26) weds barrister and lecturer Cherie Booth

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair

Famous Deaths

  • Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 74
1980 Highlights

About March 29, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries