On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1980

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

Barbra Streisand's "Guilty" album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks

Boxing Title Fight

Mike Weaver KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilana Goldfogel, American pairs skater (with partner Erik Schulz), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Mehcad Brooks, American actor (Necessary Roughness) and fashion model, born in Austin, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Víctor Galíndez, Argentine boxer (WBA light heavyweight title 1974-79), dies in stock-car race pit area accident at 31
  • Virgil Fox, American organist, dies at 68
1980 Highlights

About October 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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