On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1980

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Famous Birthdays

  • Cone McCaslin, Canadian bassist (Sum 41), born in North York, Ontario
  • Daniel Ruben Bilos, Argentinian footballer, born in Pergamino, Argentina
  • Jennie Finch, American softball player (Olympic Gold 2004, Silver 2008), born in La Mirada, California
  • The B.G. [Christopher Dorsey], American rapper, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara O'Neil, American actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas), dies at 70
  • Dirch Passer, prolific Danish actor (Going for Broke, Mig og mafiaen), dies of a myocardial infarction at 54
  • Duncan Renaldo, Spanish actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies from lung cancer at 76
  • Fabian von Schlabendorff, German resistance fighter/judge, dies at 73
1980 Highlights

About September 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo