Historical Events on May 1, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Day in Hollywood, A Night..." opens at John Golden NYC for 588 performances
  • 15th Academy of Country Music Awards: Larry Gatlin and Crystal Gayle win
  • Amer Book Award: William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff)
  • Sabres & Islanders play to 1:20 of 5th period in a playoff