1980 in Norway

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1980
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Norway
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Events in the year 1980 in Norway.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Part of the bracing that failed during the accident. On display in the Norwegian Petroleum Museum.
  • Ongoing – The Alta controversy, a series of massive protests in the late 1970s and early 1980s concerning the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in Altaelva
  • 27 March – The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.
  • 1 June – The Oslo Tunnel opened
  • 1 November – Population Census: 4,091,132 inhabitants in Norway.
  • Røros is designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Popular culture[edit]

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Notable births[edit]

Marit Bjørgen celebrates sprint gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Leif Erlend Johannessen, chess grandmaster
Lene Marlin in 2009
John Arne Riise has played more matches (110) than anyone else for the Norwegian national football team.

Full date missing[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bakken, Willy. "Finn Halse". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Dahl, Hans Fredrik. "Halfdan Olaus Christophersen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Øystå, Øystein. "Wilhelm S. Bøe". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Olav Berkaak". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 

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