What Happened on September 20, 1980

Historical Events

Album Release

"Blizzard of Ozz", the debut solo album by English rock musician Ozzy Osbourne, is released in the United Kingdom

  • Bronze plaque dedicated to memory of catcher Thurman Munson unveiled at Yankee Stadium: Munson died in plane crash in 1979

Sports History

George Brett goes 0-for-4 dropping his avg below .400 for good

  • Spectacular Bid runs in Belmont alone as 3 horses drop out
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Le Billon, British actor
  • Mariacarla Boscono, Italian fashion model
  • Vladimir Karpets, Russian cyclist
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Sanpei Hayashiya, Japanese comedian (b. 1925)

About September 20, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Upside Down - Diana Ross
  • UK #1 Song: Feels Like I'm In Love - Kelly Marie