What Happened on May 4, 1980

Historical Events

  • Dodgers bat out of order against Phillies in 1st inning
  • White Sox 1st baseman Mike Squires catches final inning of 11-1 loss to Brewers, becoming 1st lefty to catch since Cubs Dale Long in 1958

Famous Deaths

Josip Broz Tito (1892-1980)

Yugoslav communist revolutionary and leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80), dies at 87

  • Kay Hammond, British actress (Blithe Spirit, 5 Golden Hours), dies at 71

About May 4, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: Geno - Dexy's Midnight Runners