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1980 - Information and Events from 1980Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Galway won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions
Born that year wereJessica Simpson (Singer)
Venus Williams (Tennis Pro)
Christina Aguilera (Singer)
Inventions in 1980 includedHepatitis-B vaccine
Also that yearStart of Iran/ Iraq War
London: The SAS end a six- day siege of the Iranian Embassy. They kill four terrorists and free nineteen hostages
Zimbabwe formerly Rhodesia gains independence. Prince Philip attends the ceremony to hand the country over. Bob Marley plays at the new Zimbabwe concert.
In Poland Solidarity Trade Union Formed and shipyard workers go on strike. Lech Walesa leads the trade union 'Solidarity'
The US Fails in operation to free hostages in Iran, which many say cost US President Carter the next election.
Johnny Logan wins the Eurovision with “What’s Another Year”.
A Dublin court cancels a Boomtown Rats concert because of fears for crowd safety. Singer Bob Geldof rejects the court's decision. The battle goes on for two weeks. The Rats finally play at Leixlip Castle to fourteen thousand fans.....Bob Geldof claims victory.
The television world is asked in the TV series Dallas ‘Who shot JR?’
The world is shocked to hear the news that John Lennon was murdered in Cental Park, New York.
‘There’s No One Like Grandma’ by St. Winifred’s School Choir is painfully the Christmas Number 1
Other songs that yearAbba: I Have A Dream
Boomtown Rats: Someone's Looking At You
Johnny Logan: What's Another Year ?
Nolan Sisters: I'm In The Mood For Dancing
The Clash: London Calling
Split Enz: I Got You
U2- Stories For Boys
Brendan Shine: Catch Me If You Can
Queen: Another One Bites The Dust
Bagatelle: Summer In Dublin.
T.R. Dallas: Oh Lord It's Hard To Be Humble
John Lennon: Imagine