1980

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This article is about the year 1980. For other uses, see 1980 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1977 1978 197919801981 1982 1983
1980 by topic:
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Establishments and disestablishments categories
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1980 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1980
MCMLXXX
Ab urbe condita 2733
Armenian calendar 1429
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Assyrian calendar 6730
Bahá'í calendar 136–137
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 1902–1903
 - Kali Yuga 5081–5082
Holocene calendar 11980
Igbo calendar 980–981
Iranian calendar 1358–1359
Islamic calendar 1400–1401
Japanese calendar Shōwa 55
(昭和55年)
Juche calendar 69
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4313
Minguo calendar ROC 69
民國69年
Thai solar calendar 2523
Unix time 315532800–347155199

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the full calendar) 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.

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At his funeral 6 days later, 42 people are killed amid gunfire and bombs.

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Final:Csechoslovakia - GDR, Luzsnyiki Stadium

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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
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

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