1980

Random History or year Quiz

Can you name the significant events of 1980?

Featured Apr 20, 2009

embed
 plays        
How to Play
Score 0/30 Timer 08:00
DateAnswerClue
January 20thThey win their 4th Super Bowl
February 22ndNickname for the U.S. win over the Soviet Union at the Winter Olympics
March 4thHe was elected Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
March 21stUS boycotts Summer Olympics is this host city
March 21stJ.R. is shot on this TV show
April 12thHis 'Marathon of Hope' begins
April 16thThis player retires from professional tennis
May 8thThe World Health Assembly officially endorses the eradication of this disease
May 18thThis volcano erupts
May 21stThis Sci-Fi movie sequel premieres
May 22ndThis best-selling arcade game of all time is released in Japan
May 29thNBA rookie of year winner
June 1stThis Ted Turner TV station is officially launched
June 7thBjorn Borg loses to this player for the U.S. Open title
June 20thThis Dan Akroyd and John Belushi movie premieres
June 23rdHis talk show debuts on NBC
July 1stThis nation makes their national anthem official
July 25thThis album is released by AC/DC
July 27thThe Shah of this country dies at age 60
August 21stLinda Ronstadt opens in this musical on Broadway
September 19thRobert Redford's directoral debut
September 22ndIran went to war with this country
September 23rdHis final concert at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
October 2ndLarry Holmes TKOs this boxer for the title
October 10th4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes hit this country
October 21stThis team wins its first World Series
November 4thThis Republican challenger wins the U.S. Presidential election
November 18thHe wins the American League MVP award
December 4th This band breaks up
December 8thHe was killed by Mark David Chapman

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras

Created Apr 20, 2009Report
Tags:year, 1980, date, event, significant