On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1980

Historical Events

  • Brooke Alexander, 18, of Hawaii, crowned Miss World USA
  • Detroit blocks 21 Atlanta shots setting NBA record (double OT)
1980 Highlights

About October 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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