On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1980

Historical Events

Album Release

John Lennon releases "Double Fantasy" album in UK

  • 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, American pop singer and guitarist (Hanson - "MMMbop"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
1980 Highlights

About November 17, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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