On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1980

Historical Events

Music Single

Paul McCartney releases single "Temporary Secretary"

Famous Birthdays

  • David Diehl, American football player (NY Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Mike Dunleavy, Jr., American basketball player and manager (Golden State Warriors), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Evans, American jazz pianist ("Peace Piece"; "Waltz For Debbie"), dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51
1980 Highlights

About September 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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