On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1980

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney releases "Temporary Secretary"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • David Diehl, American football player
  • Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
  • Mike Dunleavy, Jr., American basketball player

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? 40 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo