What Happened on May 22, 1980

Historical Events

  • Video game Pac-Man created by Toru Iwatani is first released in Japan [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Nazanin Boniadi, British actress and activist (The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power), born in Tehran, Iran
  • Rhett Fisher, American actor and musician, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Steven Baker, Australian rules footballer
Born in 1980

Famous Weddings

  • American actress Marlo Thomas (42) weds American TV talk host Phil Donahue (44)
1980 Highlights

About May 22, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: What's Another Year - Johnny Logan