1980

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Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:19th century20th century21st century
Decades:1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years:1977 1978 197919801981 1982 1983
 
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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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1980 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1980
MCMLXXX
Ab urbe condita2733
Armenian calendar1429
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Assyrian calendar6730
Bahá'í calendar136–137
Bengali calendar1387
Berber calendar2930
British Regnal year28 Eliz. 2 – 29 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2524
Burmese calendar1342
Byzantine calendar7488–7489
Chinese calendar己未(Earth Goat)
4676 or 4616
    — to —
庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
4677 or 4617
Coptic calendar1696–1697
Discordian calendar3146
Ethiopian calendar1972–1973
Hebrew calendar5740–5741
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2036–2037
 - Shaka Samvat1902–1903
 - Kali Yuga5081–5082
Holocene calendar11980
Igbo calendar980–981
Iranian calendar1358–1359
Islamic calendar1400–1401
Japanese calendarShōwa 55
(昭和55年)
Juche calendar69
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4313
Minguo calendarROC 69
民國69年
Thai solar calendar2523
Unix time315532800–347155199

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter FE), 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
198019751985
Globe.svg   World4,434,682,0004,068,109,000Green Arrow Up.svg 366,573,0004,830,979,000Green Arrow Up.svg 396,297,000
Africa satellite orthographic.jpg   Africa469,618,000408,160,000Green Arrow Up.svg 61,458,000541,814,000Green Arrow Up.svg 72,196,000
Two-point-equidistant-asia.jpg    Asia2,632,335,0002,397,512,000Green Arrow Up.svg 234,823,0002,887,552,000Green Arrow Up.svg 255,217,000
Europe satellite orthographic.jpg Europe692,431,000675,542,000Green Arrow Up.svg 16,889,000706,009,000Green Arrow Up.svg 13,578,000
Latin America terrain.jpg Latin-America
& Caribbean
361,401,000321,906,000Green Arrow Up.svg 39,495,000401,469,000Green Arrow Up.svg 40,068,000
LocationWHNorthernAmerica.png   North
America
256,068,000243,425,000Green Arrow Up.svg 12,643,000269,456,000Green Arrow Up.svg 13,388,000
Oceania (World-Factbook).jpg Oceania22,828,00021,564,000Green Arrow Up.svg 1,264,00024,678,000Green Arrow Up.svg 1,850,000

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