What Happened on October 14, 1980

Historical Events

  • Phils rally from 4-0 deficit to beat the Royals, 7-6 to take WS opener

Historic Event

Presidential nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to the US Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Whishaw, English actor (A Very English Scandal), born in Clifton, England
  • Niels Lodberg, Danish footballer
  • Paul Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Terrence McGee, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Oscar Alem├ín, Argentine jazz and swing guitarist, and singer ("Rosa Madreselva"), dies at 71
  • S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
1980 Highlights

About October 14, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 20 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