1980 in British radio
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This is a list of events in British radio during 1980.
- 19–20 March - MV Mi Amigo, the ship from which the pirate radio station Radio Caroline is broadcast, runs aground and sinks off the Thames Estuary.
- 21 July - Simon Bates presents the first Our Tune feature on Radio 1.
- December - Dave Lee Travis presents his final edition of the Radio 1 Breakfast Show after two and a half years at the helm.
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- 7 May - Kate Lawler, reality TV personality, DJ, and model
- 24 July - Peter Sellers, English actor, comedian and radio personality (born 1925)