|World Series Champions:
|Superbowl XIV Champions:
||Los Angeles Lakers
|Stanley Cup Champs:
||New York Islanders
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||John McEnroe/Chris Evert Lloyd
||Bjorn Borg/Evonne Cawley
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||Farrah Fawcett, Charlene Tilton, Suzanne
Somers, Lynda Carter, Catherine Bach, Cheryl Tiegs,
Iman, Christie Brinkley
"Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon? "
"Who Shot JR?"
- Fans of CBS's Dallas television series
- Jack Nicholson, in 'TheThe Shining'
- Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard
Striker: "Surely you can't be serious?!"
Rumack: "I am serious... and don't call me Shirley."
- Robert Hays and Leslie Nielsen, in 'Airplane!'
"No, I am your father" (NOT Luke, I am
-Darth Vader, to a surprised Luke Skywalker
"Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former
greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion.
It looks like a miracle...It's in the hole! It's in
the hole! It's in the hole!"
- Bill Murray, in 'Caddyshack'
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year
||Cheryl Prewitt (Ackerman, MS)
||Shawn Weatherly (South Carolina) /Jineane
Rock Star Murder: John
Lennon was shot and killed by a "fan", Mark
Rock Star Deaths: John Bonham (alcohol poisoning),
Bon Scott (drunk, choked on own vomit)
Computer modem invented.
There has been some debate about 3M's Post-it notes.
The product was used in a marketing campaign in 1978
as 'Post N Peel' , and sold nationally in 1980 as
'Post-it Notes.' New products are in 'test mode' all
the time. We say 1980.
Whole Foods was founded in Austin, Texas.
CNN began broadcasting from Atlanta, Georgia
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1980: $222,000
Rubik's Cube, Pac-Man, Centipede (arcade), Reading
The Official Preppy Handbook
Guessing 'who shot J.R.?' (it was Kristin Shepard,
played by Mary Crosby)
|1st appearances & 1980's Most Popular
Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
||Rubik's Cube, Magna doodle
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
|The Bomb (Movie):
Gate starring Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken,
Jeff Bridges, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Joseph Cotten,
Mickey Rourke, and Willem Dafoe
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
|1. The Empire Strikes Back
2. 9 to 5
3. Stir Crazy
5. Any Which Way You can
6. Private Benjamin
7. Coal Miner's Daughter
8. Smokey and the Bandit II
9. The Blue Lagoon
10. The Blues Brothers
|1980 Most Popular TV shows:
|1. Dallas (CBS)
2. The Dukes of Hazzard (CBS)
3. 60 Minutes (CBS)
4. M*A*S*H (CBS)
5. The Love Boat (ABC)
6. The Jeffersons (CBS)
7. Alice (CBS)
8. House Calls (CBS)
9. Three's Company (ABC)
10. Little House on the Prairie (NBC)
Number One Songs
December 22, 1979 - January 4, 1980:
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
January 5 - January 18:
Please Don't Go - KC and the Sunshine Band
January 19 - February 15:
Rock With You - Michael Jackson
February 16 - February 22:
Do That To Me One More Time - Captain & Tennille
February 23 - March 21:
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
March 22 - April 18:
Another Brick in the Wall (Part II) - Pink Floyd
April 19 - May 30:
Call Me - Blondie
May 31 - June 27:
Funkytown - Lipps Inc.
June 28 - July 18:
Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) - Paul McCartney &
July 19 - August 1:
It's Still Rock and Roll to Me - Billy Joel
August 2 - August 29:
Magic - Olivia Newton-John
August 30 - September 5:
Sailing - Christopher Cross
September 6 - October 3:
Upside Down Diana Ross
October 4 - October 24:
Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
October 25 - Noveber 14:
Woman in Love - Barbra Streisand
November 15 - December 26:
Lady - Kenny Rogers
December 27, 1980 - January 30, 1981:
(Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon