What Happened on September 23, 1980

Historical Events

Music Concert

Reggae legend Bob Marley's final concert at Stanley Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Cameron Litvack, American television producer (Ugly Betty, V), and screenwriter (Charmed), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Strode Campbell Ross, British linguist (coined the terms U & non-U), dies at 73
1980 Highlights

About September 23, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Upside Down - Diana Ross
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Stand So Close To Me - The Police