What Happened on May 28, 1980

Historical Events

  • 2 Oakland A's steal home in 1st inning
  • 24th European Cup: Nottingham Forest beats Hamburg 1-0 at Madrid
  • Joe Darby does a standing long jump of 12'5"
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Feehily, Irish pop singer (Westlife - "Flying Without Wings"), born in Sligo, Ireland
  • Miguel PĂ©rez, Spanish footballer
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Rolf Nevanlinna, Finnish mathematician (b. 1895)

About May 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Funkytown - Lipps, Inc.
  • UK #1 Song: Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) - Mash