What Happened on September 29, 1980

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Actor Malcolm McDowell weds actress Mary Steenburgen

Famous Birthdays

  • Chrissy Metz, American actress and singer (This Is Us), born in Homestead, Florida
  • Dallas Green, Canadian musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour), born in St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Icelandic composer (Aequora; Kom vinur), born in Iceland
  • Patrick Agyemang, English footballer, born in London, England
  • Zachary Levi [Pugh], American actor (Chuck), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Bindo Maserati, Italian auto engineer and businessman (manager Maserati Racing; founder O.S.C.A. Racing), dies at 97
1980 Highlights

About September 29, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 11 months and 28 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