1980 in the United Kingdom

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1980 in the United Kingdom:
Other years
1978 | 1979 | 1980 (1980) | 1981 | 1982
Individual countries of the United Kingdom
England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Sport, Television and music
 
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1980 in the United Kingdom:
Other years
1978 | 1979 | 1980 (1980) | 1981 | 1982
Individual countries of the United Kingdom
England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Sport, Television and music

Events from the year 1980 in the United Kingdom.

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  1. ^ "1980: Steel workers strike over pay". BBC News. 2 January 1980. Archived from the original on 5 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
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  5. ^ a b c d e Penguin Pocket on This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  6. ^ "1980: Britain will go to Moscow Olympics". BBC News. 25 March 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  7. ^ a b Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century,.,. Ltd. pp. 443–444. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
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  9. ^ "1980: SAS rescue ends Iran embassy siege". BBC News. 5 May 1980. Archived from the original on 14 December 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
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  11. ^ "1980: Peach death was 'misadventure'". BBC News. 27 May 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  12. ^ "1980: Government announces missile sites". BBC News. 17 June 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  13. ^ "1980: Gunbattle at British embassy in Iraq". BBC News. 19 June 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  14. ^ Weinreb, Ben; Hibbert, Christopher (1995). The London Encyclopaedia. Macmillan. p. 288. ISBN 0-333-57688-8. 
  15. ^ "Soho Club 1980". London Fire Journal. 22 January 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  16. ^ "Two million – before it gets rough". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  17. ^ "1980: Famous gem grabbed in armed raid". BBC News. 11 September 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  18. ^ "1980: Missing Scottish bear is found". BBC News. 13 September 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
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  20. ^ The History Today Companion to British History. London: Collins & Brown. 1995. p. 393. ISBN 1-85585-178-4. 
  21. ^ "1980: Thatcher 'not for turning'". BBC News. 10 October 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
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  23. ^ "1980: Pope welcomes Queen to the Vatican". BBC News. 17 October 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
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  26. ^ "1980: Michael Foot is new Labour leader". BBC News. 10 November 1980. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
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  28. ^ "1980: John Lennon shot dead". BBC News. 8 December 1980. Archived from the original on 9 December 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  29. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1980". Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  30. ^ "1980: Green light for breakfast television". BBC News. 28 December 1980. Archived from the original on 30 December 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  31. ^ Marr, Andrew (2007). A History of Modern Britain. London: Macmillan. p. 434. ISBN 978-1-4050-0538-8. 

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