What Happened on September 22, 1980

Historical Events

  • Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway

Contract of Interest

John Lennon and Yoko Ono sign a recording contract with Geffen Records

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernanda Tavares, Brazilian supermodel, born in Natal, Brazil
1980 Highlights

About September 22, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 16 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: Don't Stand So Close To Me - The Police