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Years: 1977 1978 1979 - 1980 - 1981 1982 1983
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1980 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1980
MCMLXXX

Ab urbe condita 2733
Armenian calendar 1429
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԹ
Bahá'í calendar 136 – 137
Buddhist calendar 2524
Coptic calendar 1696 – 1697
Ethiopian calendar 1972 – 1973
Hebrew calendar 5740 5741
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2035 – 2036
 - Shaka Samvat 1902 – 1903
 - Kali Yuga 5081 – 5082
Holocene calendar 11980
Iranian calendar 1358 – 1359
Islamic calendar 1400 – 1401
Japanese calendar Shōwa

55


(昭和 55年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2640
(皇紀2640年)
Julian calendar 2025
Korean calendar 4313
Thai solar calendar 2523
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1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year that started on a Tuesday (link will display the 1980 Gregorian calendar). It is the 1980th year of the Common Era, or A.D.; the 980th year of the 2nd millennium; the 80th year of the 20th century; and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.

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July 10: Fire at Alexandra Palace.

1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit, Michigan. Influenced by the Religious Right, the convention also drops its long standing support for the Equal Rights Amendment, dismaying moderate Republicans.

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December 8: Former Beatles member John Lennon is shot dead outside his home in New York.

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World population[edit | edit source]

World population
1980 1975 1985
Globe.svg   World 4,434,682,000 4,068,109,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 366,573,000 4,830,979,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 396,297,000
Africa satellite orthographic.jpg   Africa 469,618,000 408,160,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 61,458,000 541,814,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 72,196,000
Two-point-equidistant-asia.jpg    Asia 2,632,335,000 2,397,512,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 234,823,000 2,887,552,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 255,217,000
Europe satellite orthographic.jpg Europe 692,431,000 675,542,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 16,889,000 706,009,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 13,578,000
Latin America terrain.jpg Latin-America
& Caribbean
361,401,000 321,906,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 39,495,000 401,469,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 40,068,000
LocationWHNorthernAmerica.png   North
America
256,068,000 243,425,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 12,643,000 269,456,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 13,388,000
Oceania.jpg Oceania 22,828,000 21,564,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,264,000 24,678,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,850,000

Births[edit | edit source]

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Zooey Deschanel

Jason Segel

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Chelsea Clinton

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Laura Prepon

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Tony Romo

Randy Orton

Channing Tatum

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Ellie Kemper

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Venus Williams

Mike Fisher

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Eva Green

Jessica Simpson

Kristen Bell

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Macaulay Culkin

Chris Pine

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Michelle Williams

Yao Ming

Zachary Levi

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Nick Cannon

Kim Kardashian

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Ryan Gosling

Nick Swisher

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Christina Aguilera

Jake Gyllenhaal

Eliza Dushku

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John Lennon

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People of the year 1980 at Familypedia

43 people were born in 1980

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Levent Özdel
Christina Aguilera (1980)Fausto Xavier Aguilera (1949)Shelly Loraine Fidler (1960)
Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern (1980)David Ross Ardern (1954)Laurell Bottomley (living)
Matt Alexandros Babel (1980)Alexander Babel (1946-2009)Sarah Bernier (1948)
Caroline Marie Bonaparte (1980-)Charles Napoléon Bonaparte (1950-)Beatrice di Borbone delle Due Sicilie (1950-c2015)
Jordana Brewster (1980)Alden Brewster (living)Maria João Leal de Souza (1955)
Samantha Bryant (1980)James Bryant (1956-2008)Raquel Rojo (1960-2018)
Alicia Bánffy de Losoncz (1980)Pál Bánffy de Losoncz (1948)Eleonora d’Harnoncourt de la Fontaine-Unverzagt (1953)
Victoria Cabrera-Castellano (1980)Federico Lorenzo Cabrera (1954)María Luisa Castellano (1949)
Macaulay Carson Culkin (1980)Christopher Cornelius Culkin (1944)Patricia Brentrup (1949)
Zooey Claire Deschanel (1980)Joseph Caleb Deschanel (1944)Mary Josephine Weri (1945)
Ștefan Dudescu (c1980)Răzvan Dudescu (1953)Cristina Domițian (c1957)
Alix-Andréa Eyrl von und zu Waldgries und Liebenaich (1980-)Isabelle Ceschi a Santa Croce (1949-)
Erin Fagan Fetherston (1980)Jim Fetherston (1960)Barbara Achenbach (1961)
Marie Filotti (1980-)Ion Filotti (1941-)Françoise Sciaky (1942-)
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14 children were born to the 17 women born in 1980

177 people died in 1980

 FatherMotherAge at death
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)
Leonard Abramowicz (1910-1980)
Fanny Lillian Ageloff (1890-1980)Eli Ageloff (1859-1900)Chai Rochel Leibman (1860-1943)
Samantha Ahrendt (1900-1980)Jeffrey Ahrendt (1879-1951)Jeannette Ramsay (1871-1950)
Anna Mae Allphin (1902-1980)Samuel Taylor Allphin (1875-1913)Lucy Hepworth (1880-1965)
Walter James Armagost (1891-1980)Mark Adam Armagost (1868-1933)Dora Ellen Heckman (1871-1948)
Ethel Avison (1909-1980)Andrew Avison (1871-1914)Elizabeth Blanchett (c1873)
Vintilă Bagdat (c1815-c1980)Alexandru Bagdat (1880-1931)Elena Suciu (c1885-c1945)
Archibald Shuttleworth Bailey (1900-c1980)Henry George Bailey (1859-1902)Lucy Charlotte Guest (1869-1905)
Elizabeth Condie Baird (1918-1980)James Alexander Baird (1891-1956)Ada Condie (1894-1965)
Lindsay Baird (1900-1980)Kevin Baird (1869-1950)Ortrud Bernheimer (1870-1958)
Caroline Louisa Baker (1886-1980)Thomas Baker (1886-?)Louisa Back (1867-?)94
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4204 people lived in 1980

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Anthony Abbott (1911-1993)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Robert Fuller Abell (1919-2010)Clifford Abell (1875-1965)Jennie Ferne Loshbough (1886-1957)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)
Melissa Abicht (1939-2009)Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)Amanda Krieger (1899-1959)
Carter Abiko (1957-2001)Eita Abiko (1920-2000)Aina Fukuzawa (1920-1995)
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Events of the year 1980 at Familypedia

45 people were married in 1980.

 Joined with
Barbara Achenbach (1961)Jim Fetherston (1960)
Edward Alabaster (1947-2018)Maria Blattner (1953-2015)
Mike Bertram (1952-2015)Mona Liggett
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (1953)Cherie Booth (1954)
Maria Blattner (1953-2015)Edward Alabaster (1947-2018)
Theresa Mary Brasier (1956)Philip John May (1957)
David Brian Bubley (1953)Debbie Nadine Smith (1958)
Neil Mallon Bush (1955)Sharon Smith (1954) + Maria Andrews (bef2004)
Dennis Calver (1916-2011)Lilian Wells (c1926-)+Doreen Hine (-2003)
Seymour Roger Cray (1925-1996)Verene Alice Voll (1926-2017)+Geri Martha Harrand (1936-)
Janneke Dekker (1958-)Christiaan J. Tol (1949-)
Katherine Marie Doty (1946)Bill Cooper+Caroll Gerbig
Jim Fetherston (1960)Barbara Achenbach (1961)
Iancu Filotti (1852-1904)Maria Hiropol (c1860-c1930)
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson (1956)Robyn Denise Moore (1963)
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There were 0 military battles in 1980.


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