On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1980

Historical Events

  • 35 motorists die as a Liberian freighter rams a Tampa Bay Bridge
  • Slasher horror film "Friday the 13th" is released in US cinemas

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Nikodinov, Spartanburg SC, figure skater (1997 Pacif Sr champ)
  • Cho Hyeon Jae, South Korean actor
  • Grant Hackett, Australian swimmer
  • Tony Schmidt, German racing driver
1980 Highlights

About May 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus