On This Day

August 16, 1980 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • Bill Ward quits Black Sabbath
  • British rock musician Jools Holland quits band Squeeze

Birthdays in Music

  • Robert "Bob" Hardy, English musician (Franz Ferdinand), born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
  • Vanessa Carlton, American singer-songwriter, born in Milford, Pennsylvania
1980 in Music