Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1977 1978 197919801981 1982 1983

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. It was also the first year of the 1980s.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies Released

TV Series

  • Gumby Adventures – The first Gumby in 1980's. Gumby episode is "The Music Ball", "Shrink-a-Dink" and "Hatching Out" in November 1, 1980 first aired.

Hit Songs

  • "A Forest" – The Cure
  • "All Out of Love" – Air Supply
  • "Any Way You Want It" – Journey
  • "Another One Bites The Dust"-Queen
  • "Ashes To Ashes" – David Bowie
  • "Babe" – Styx
  • "Back Together Again" – Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway
  • "Borrowed Time" – Styx
  • "Breaking the Law" – Judas Priest
  • "Cheap Wine" – Cold Chisel
  • "Fool in the Rain" – Led Zeppelin
  • "Freewill" – Rush
  • "Good Morning Girl" – Journey
  • "Hungry Heart" – Bruce Springsteen
  • "I Can't Tell You Why" – The Eagles
  • "I Hope I Never – Split Enz
  • "Living After Midnight" – Judas Priest
  • "London Calling" – The Clash
  • "Love The World Away" – Kenny Rogers
  • "Metal Gods" – Judas Priest
  • "On And On And On" – ABBA
  • "People – Mi-Sex
  • "Remember (Walking in the Sand)" – Aerosmith
  • "Sexy Eyes" – Dr. Hook
  • "Stay Awhile" – Journey
  • "Suddenly" – Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard
  • "Super Trouper" – ABBA
  • "The Winner Takes It All" – ABBA
  • "Too Late" – Journey
  • "Train in Vain" – The Clash
  • "Tulsa Time" – Eric Clapton
  • "Turn It On Again" – Genesis
  • "Why Me" – Styx
  • "You May Be Right" – Billy Joel
  • (Just Like) Starting OverJohn Lennon
  • Another Brick In The Wall, Part IIPink Floyd
  • Another One Bites The Dust- Queen
  • Call MeBlondie
  • Coming UpPaul McCartney & Wings
  • Crazy Little Thing Called LoveQueen
  • It's Still Rock And Roll To Me – Billy Joel
  • LadyKenny Rogers
  • Magic -Olivia Newton-John
  • Rock With YouMichael Jackson
  • Upside DownDiana Ross
  • Woman In LoveBarbra Streisand

New books


1980 for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.