What Happened on November 7, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast
  • James Franklin, New Zealand Cricket player
  • Luciana Salazar, Argentine model and actress

Famous Deaths

Person of interestSteve McQueen

Steve McQueen, American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), dies of cancer at 50

  • Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, dies at 73