1980

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1980 by topic:
Arts
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature ( Poetry) – Music ( Country, Metal, UK) – RadioTelevisionVideo gaming
Politics
Elections – International leaders – Sovereign states
Sovereign state leadersTerritorial governors
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviation – Birding/Ornithology – MeteorologyPalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Sports
Association football (soccer)Athletics (track and field) – Badminton – BaseballBasketballBoxingCricketGolfHorse racingIce hockeyMotorsportRoad cyclingRugby leagueRugby union – Table tennis – Tennis – Volleyball
By place
Afghanistan – Albania – Algeria – Antarctica – Argentina – Armenia – Australia – Austria – Azerbaijan – Bangladesh – Belgium – Bhutan – Bosnia and Herzegovina – BrazilCanadaCape VerdeChileChina – Costa Rica – Croatia – Cuba – Denmark – El Salvador – Egypt – Estonia – Ethiopia – European Union – Finland – France – Georgia – Germany – Ghana – Greece – Hungary – IcelandIndia – Indonesia – Iraq – IranIrelandIsrael – Italy – Japan – Kenya – KuwaitLaos – Latvia – Libya – Lithuania – Luxembourg – Macau – MalaysiaMexico – Moldova – Nepal – NetherlandsNew ZealandNorth KoreaNorwayPakistan – Palestinian territories – PhilippinesPoland – Romania – Russia – Rwanda – Serbia – SingaporeSouth AfricaSouth Korea – Spain – Sri LankaSwedenTaiwanThailandTurkeyUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States – Venezuela – Vietnam – Yemen – Zimbabwe
Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
1980 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1980
MCMLXXX
Ab urbe condita 2733
Armenian calendar 1429
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԹ
Assyrian calendar 6730
Bahá'í calendar 136–137
Balinese saka calendar 1901–1902
Bengali calendar 1387
Berber calendar 2930
British Regnal year 28  Eliz. 2 – 29  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2524
Burmese calendar 1342
Byzantine calendar 7488–7489
Chinese calendar 己未(Earth  Goat)
4676 or 4616
    — to —
庚申年 (Metal  Monkey)
4677 or 4617
Coptic calendar 1696–1697
Discordian calendar 3146
Ethiopian calendar 1972–1973
Hebrew calendar 5740–5741
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2036–2037
 - Shaka Samvat 1901–1902
 - Kali Yuga 5080–5081
Holocene calendar 11980
Igbo calendar 980–981
Iranian calendar 1358–1359
Islamic calendar 1400–1401
Japanese calendar Shōwa 55
(昭和55年)
Javanese calendar 1912–1913
Juche calendar 69
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4313
Minguo calendar ROC 69
民國69年
Nanakshahi calendar 512
Thai solar calendar 2523
Tibetan calendar 阴土羊年
(female Earth- Goat)
2106 or 1725 or 953
    — to —
阳金猴年
(male Iron- Monkey)
2107 or 1726 or 954
Unix time 315532800 – 347155199

1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1980th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 980th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

Moscow Olympic Games on August 2, 1980

September

October

November

December

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

Date unknown

World population

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 (World-Factbook).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
Other Languages
Afrikaans: 1980
Alemannisch: 1980
አማርኛ: 1980 እ.ኤ.አ.
Аҧсшәа: 1980
العربية: 1980
aragonés: 1980
arpetan: 1980
asturianu: 1980
Avañe'ẽ: 1980
авар: 1980 сон
Aymar aru: 1980
azərbaycanca: 1980
বাংলা: ১৯৮০
Bân-lâm-gú: 1980 nî
Basa Banyumasan: 1980
башҡортса: 1980 йыл
беларуская: 1980
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: 1980
भोजपुरी: 1980
Bikol Central: 1980
български: 1980
Boarisch: 1980
bosanski: 1980.
brezhoneg: 1980
català: 1980
Чӑвашла: 1980
Cebuano: 1980
čeština: 1980
Cymraeg: 1980
dansk: 1980
davvisámegiella: 1980
Deitsch: 1980
Deutsch: 1980
dolnoserbski: 1980
eesti: 1980
Ελληνικά: 1980
emiliàn e rumagnòl: 1980
эрзянь: 1980 ие
español: 1980
Esperanto: 1980
euskara: 1980
Fiji Hindi: 1980
føroyskt: 1980
français: 1980
Frysk: 1980
furlan: 1980
Gaeilge: 1980
Gaelg: 1980
Gagauz: 1980
Gàidhlig: 1980
galego: 1980
贛語: 1980年
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: 1980-ngièn
хальмг: 1980 җил
한국어: 1980년
Հայերեն: 1980
हिन्दी: १९८०
hornjoserbsce: 1980
hrvatski: 1980.
Ido: 1980
Ilokano: 1980
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: মারি ১৯৮০
Bahasa Indonesia: 1980
interlingua: 1980
Ирон: 1980-æм аз
íslenska: 1980
italiano: 1980
עברית: 1980
Basa Jawa: 1980
ಕನ್ನಡ: ೧೯೮೦
Kapampangan: 1980
къарачай-малкъар: 1980 джыл
ქართული: 1980
kaszëbsczi: 1980
қазақша: 1980 жыл
kernowek: 1980
Kiswahili: 1980
коми: 1980 во
Kreyòl ayisyen: 1980 (almanak gregoryen)
Kurdî: 1980
Кыргызча: 1980
кырык мары: 1980 и
лезги: 1980 йис
Latina: 1980
latviešu: 1980. gads
Lëtzebuergesch: 1980
lietuvių: 1980 m.
Ligure: 1980
Limburgs: 1980
lingála: 1980
Livvinkarjala: 1980
la .lojban.: 1980moi
lumbaart: 1980
magyar: 1980
मैथिली: १९८०
македонски: 1980
മലയാളം: 1980
Māori: 1980
मराठी: इ.स. १९८०
მარგალური: 1980
مصرى: 1980
Bahasa Melayu: 1980
Baso Minangkabau: 1980
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: 1980 nièng
мокшень: 1980
монгол: 1980 он
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ၁၉၈၀
Nāhuatl: 1980
Dorerin Naoero: 1980
Nederlands: 1980
Nedersaksies: 1980
नेपाली: सन् १९८०
日本語: 1980年
Napulitano: 1980
нохчийн: 1980 шо
Nordfriisk: 1980
norsk: 1980
norsk nynorsk: 1980
Nouormand: 1980
Novial: 1980
occitan: 1980
олык марий: 1980
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ୧୯୮୦
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: 1980
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: 1980
पालि: १९८०
Pangasinan: 1980
پنجابی: 1980
Papiamentu: 1980
ភាសាខ្មែរ: ឆ្នាំ ១៩៨០
Piemontèis: 1980
Tok Pisin: 1980
Plattdüütsch: 1980
polski: 1980
português: 1980
qırımtatarca: 1980
reo tahiti: 1980
Ripoarisch: Joohr 1980
română: 1980
Runa Simi: 1980
русиньскый: 1980
русский: 1980 год
саха тыла: 1980 сыл
sardu: 1980
Scots: 1980
Seeltersk: 1980
Sesotho sa Leboa: 1980
shqip: 1980
sicilianu: 1980
සිංහල: 1980
Simple English: 1980
slovenčina: 1980
slovenščina: 1980
ślůnski: 1980
Soomaaliga: 1980
کوردی: ١٩٨٠
српски / srpski: 1980
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: 1980
Basa Sunda: 1980
suomi: 1980
svenska: 1980
Tagalog: 1980
தமிழ்: 1980
татарча/tatarça: 1980 ел
తెలుగు: 1980
tetun: 1980
ไทย: พ.ศ. 2523
тоҷикӣ: Соли 1980
Türkçe: 1980
Türkmençe: 1980
удмурт: 1980 ар
українська: 1980
اردو: 1980ء
vèneto: 1980
Tiếng Việt: 1980
Volapük: 1980
Võro: 1980
walon: 1980
West-Vlams: 1980
Winaray: 1980
ייִדיש: 1980
Yorùbá: 1980
粵語: 1980年
Zazaki: 1980
Zeêuws: 1980
žemaitėška: 1980
中文: 1980年