What Happened on October 9, 1980

Historical Events

  • 1st consumer use of home banking by computer by United American Bank in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Nobel prize for literature awarded to Czesław Miłosz

Famous Birthdays

  • Henrik Zetterberg, Swedish ice hockey player, born in Njurunda, Sweden
  • Ibrahim Fazeel, Maldivian footballer (Victory Sports Club), born in Malé, Maldives
Born in 1980

Famous Divorces

  • Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot

About October 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 11 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