What Happened on October 5, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 31st Formula One WDC: Alan Jones wins by 13 points
  • Formal opening of meditation hall of Zenshin Temple in Riverdale, the Bronx NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kathy Whitworth/Donna Caponi Young win Portland Ping Team Golf Champ

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
  • Yanks set AL attendance mark at 2,627,417

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Thomas, American bassist (Good Charlotte)