On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Smith, English footballer
  • Christy Hemme, American professional wrestler
  • Dimitri Liakopoulos, Greek actor
  • Kanzi, Bonobo, most literate non-human, born at Georgia State University

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Janney (Ramon), American actor (Charly, Stolen Paradise, Hawk), dies of cancer at 63
1980 Highlights

About October 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio