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* [[April 12]] - [[Samuel Kanyon Doe]] takes over [[Liberia]] in a ''[[coup d'etat]]'', ending over 130 years of [[democratic]] [[presidential succession]] in that country.
 
* [[April 12]] - [[Samuel Kanyon Doe]] takes over [[Liberia]] in a ''[[coup d'etat]]'', ending over 130 years of [[democratic]] [[presidential succession]] in that country.
 
* [[April 12]] - [[Terry_Fox|Terry Fox]] begins his [[Marathon_of_hope|Marathon of Hope]] from St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.
 
* [[April 12]] - [[Terry_Fox|Terry Fox]] begins his [[Marathon_of_hope|Marathon of Hope]] from St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.
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* [[April 12]] - Colin Kleer actor and business man is born in Pittsburgh PA.
 
* [[April 14]] - [[Iron Maiden]]'s debut self titled album [[Iron Maiden]] is released
 
* [[April 14]] - [[Iron Maiden]]'s debut self titled album [[Iron Maiden]] is released
 
* [[April 18]] - [[Zimbabwe]] gains independence from the [[United Kingdom]]; [[Robert Mugabe]] becomes Prime Minister.
 
* [[April 18]] - [[Zimbabwe]] gains independence from the [[United Kingdom]]; [[Robert Mugabe]] becomes Prime Minister.

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1980 by topic
Subject: ArchaeologyArchitectureArtAviationComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – MeteorologyMusic (Country, Metal) – Rail transportRadioScienceSpaceflightSportsTelevisionVideo gaming
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Leaders: Sovereign statesState leadersReligious leadersLaw
Categories: BirthsDeathsWorksIntroductionsEstablishmentsDisestablishmentsAwards

Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). Template:C20YearTOCtempleton

Events of 1980

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Undated

Ongoing

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-map 1-41000000.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

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

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

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Ship events

Nobel Prizes


Right Livelihood Award

The Right Livelihood Award was founded in 1980 by Jakob von Uexkull.

Notes

External links

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