On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1980

Historical Events

  • Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Islanders' future Hockey Hall of Fame right wing Mike Bossy scores 4 goals in a 6-6 tie against visiting Minnesota North Stars

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Famous Birthdays

  • Willie Parker, American football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Clinton, North Carolina

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York

Novelist Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer

1980 Highlights

About November 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio