What Happened on September 28, 1980

Historical Events

  • "Charlie & Algernon" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • Australian Williams driver Alan Jones clinches his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by winning the Canadian Grand Prix at Île Notre-Dame Circuit

Event of Interest

Carl Sagan's 13 part "Cosmos" premieres on PBS

  • Jaromir Wagner is 1st to fly Atlantic standing on wing
1980 History

About September 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Stand So Close To Me - The Police