What Happened on November 15, 1980

Historical Events

Sports History

30th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins

  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (a rollercoaster) opens at Disney World in Florida

Papal Visit

Pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany

1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett "Ace" Young, American pop singer (American Idol), born in Denver, Colorado
Born in 1980

About November 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lady - Kenny Rogers
  • UK #1 Song: The Tide Is High - Blondie