What Happened on October 18, 1980

Historical Events

  • Bernard Slade's stage comedy "Romantic Comedy", closes at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, NYC, after for 396 performances
  • Brooke Alexander, 18, of Hawaii, crowned Miss World USA
  • Detroit blocks 21 Atlanta shots setting NBA record (double OT)
1980 History

About October 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 6 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