On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1980

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMichelle Williams

Michelle Williams, American actress (Dawson's Creek), born in Kalispell, Montana

  • Todd Coffey, American baseball player, born in Forest City, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Clurman, American theatrical producer and director (Deadline at Dawn), dies at 78
  • John Howard Griffin, American photographer, journalist and author (Black Like Me), dies from complications of diabetes at 60
1980 Highlights

About September 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo