What Happened on October 23, 1980

Historical Events

  • "Tintypes" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 93 performances

Event of Interest

Nikolai Tikhonov succeeds Alexei Kosygin as Premier of the Soviet Union, due to illness

  • Rick McCosker (168) and John Dyson (152) make record 319 opening stand in a Sheffield Shield cricket match for NSW v WA in Sydney
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eun Sun Kim, South Korean conductor (San Francisco Opera), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Pedro Liriano, Dominican baseball player, born in Fantino, Dominican Republic
Born in 1980

About October 23, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

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