On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1980

Historical Events

  • Flyers score 8 goals against Islanders in playoffs
  • Shawn Weatherly of South Carolina crowned 29th Miss USA, goes on to win Miss Universe

Famous Birthdays

  • Josh Beckett, American baseball player
  • Rocky Marquette, American actor
1980 Highlights

About May 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus