On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1980

Historical Events

  • "Musical Chairs" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins from pole position for his third Indy victory; sixth driver to win the race three times
  • Jacek Wszoka of Poland sets high jump record (7'8")

Famous Birthdays

  • David Navarro, Spanish footballer, born in Sagunto, Spain
  • Jae Hee, South Korean actor (Sassy Girl Chun-hyang), born in Seoul
1980 Highlights

About May 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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