What Happened on November 16, 1980

Historical Events

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneer QB Doug Williams throws for 486 yards

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Huynh, 2008 Canadian Gold Medalist (48 kg. wrestling), born in Hazelton, Canada
  • Kayte Christensen, American basketball player, born in Lakeview, Oregon
  • Nicole Gius, Italian alpine skier, born in Schlanders, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), suicide at 37
  • O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American blues singer, dies at 41
1980 Highlights

About November 16, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 20 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