On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1980

Historical Events

  • Cosmonauts Ryumin & Popov break space endurance record of 176 days
1980 Highlights

About October 1, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Stand So Close To Me - The Police