On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1980

  • Jan 1 Elin Nordegren, Swedish model
  • Jan 3 Liya Kebede, Ethiopian model
  • Jan 5 Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end, born in Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Jan 11 Lovieanne Jung, American softball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 14 Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 17 Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Jan 20 Philippe Cousteau Jr., French oceanographer and grandson of Jacques Cousteau, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 22 Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese writer, born in Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Jan 28 Jesse James, American drug dealer and fugitive, born in Hollywood, California

About January 1980

How Old? 41 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)