On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

John Lennon releases "Double Fantasy" album in UK

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • WHHM Television in Washington, D.C., becomes the first African-American public-broadcasting television station

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Bradley, American professional wrestler
  • Mercedes Martinez, professional wrestler
  • [Clarke] Isaac Hanson, singer (Hanson-MMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma