What Happened on March 6, 1980

Historical Events

Daytime Emmy Awards

Emmy 7th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 1st time

  • French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it 1st woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)
  • Princess Theater (Latin Quarter, Cotton Club) opens at 200 W 48th NYC
1980 Highlights

About March 6, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 25 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: Atomic - Blondie