1980

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1980
AuthorShubham Pal
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Published on18 July 2019
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JANUARY

January 1 – Changes to the Swedish Act of Succession make Princess Victoria of Sweden first in line to the throne ("heir apparent") and therefore Crown Princess, ahead of her younger brother.

January 4 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter proclaims a grain embargo against the USSR with the support of the European Commission.

January 6 The president of Sicily, Piersanti Mattarella, is killed by the Mafia.

January 7 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.

January 9 – In Saudi Arabia, 63 Islamist insurgents are beheaded for their part in the siege of the Great Mosque in Mecca in November, 1979.

January 11 – Nigel Short, 14, becomes the youngest chess player to be awarded the degree of International Master.

14 January – Indira Gandhi returned to power as the Prime minister of India.

January 20 – The Pittsburgh Steelers win their fourth National Football League championship in six seasons, defeating the Los Angeles Rams 31–19 in Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The game was shown to the Americans held hostage in Iran.

January 21 The London Gold Fixing hits its highest price ever (adjusted for inflation), at US$850 a troy ounce.[clarification needed] MS Athina B is beached at Brighton (England), becoming a temporary tourist attraction. At least 200 people are killed when the Corralejas Bullring collapses at Sincelejo, Colombia.

January 22 – Andrei Sakharov, Soviet scientist and human rights activist, is arrested in Moscow.

January 24 – The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad is ordered liquidated due to bankruptcy and debt owed to creditors.

January 26 – Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations.

January 27 – Canadian Caper: Six United States diplomats, posing as Canadians, manage to escape from Tehran, Iran, as they board a flight to Zürich, Switzerland, on Swissair.

January 29 – The Rubik's Cube makes its international debut at The British Toy and Hobby Fair, Earl's Court, London.

January 31 – Burning of the Spanish Embassy: The Spanish Embassy in Guatemala is invaded and set on fire, killing 36 people. It is called "Spain's own Tehran", similar to the 1979–80 Iran American crisis.

Law amendments

Extend reservation for SC / ST and nomination of Anglo Indian members in Parliament and State Assemblies for another ten years i.e. up to 1990. The Forty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India, officially known as The Constitution (Forty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1980, extended the period of reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and representation of the Anglo-Indians in the Lok Sabha and the State Legislative Assemblies for another ten years, i.e. up to 26 January 1990. Article 334 of the Constitution had originally required the reservation of seats to cease in 1960, but this was extended to 1970 by the 8th Amendment, and the 23rd Amendment extended this period to 1980. The 45th Amendment extended the period of reservation to 1990.[1] The period of reservation was extended to 2000, 2010 and 2020 by the 62nd, 79th and 95th Amendments respectively.

Land mark judgements

1. Vinod Kumar Chowdhry Vs. Narain Devi Taneja [1980] INSC 1 (11 January 1980)

2. Commissioner of Income-Tax, West Bengal-Iicalcutta Vs. Kalyanji Mavji & Company [1980] INSC 2 (14 January 1980)

3. Grindlays Bank Limited Vs. The Income Tax Officer, 'H' Ward Companies [1980] INSC 3 (15 January 1980)

4. State of Madhya Pradesh Vs. Shanker Lal & Ors [1980] INSC 4 (16 January 1980)

5. Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Warehousing Corporation & ANR Vs. Vinay Narayan Vajpayee [1980] INSC 5 (16 January 1980)

6. Kusa & Ors Vs. State of Orissa [1980] INSC 6 (17 January 1980)

7. Meharbansingh Vs. Bhagwantsingh & Ors [1980] INSC 7 (17 January 1980)

8. Harish Chandra Nigam Vs. State of U.F [1980] INSC 8 (21 January 1980)

9. Arvind @ Abasaheb Ganesh Kulkarni & Ors Vs. Anna @ Dhanpal Parisa Chougule & Ors [1980] INSC 9 (22 January 1980)

10. Narendra Bahadur Tandon Vs. Shankerlal & ANR [1980] INSC 10 (25 January 1980)

11. Jagdish Saran & Ors Vs. Union of India & Ors [1980] INSC 11 (28 January 1980)

12. M. R. Mini Vs. State of Kerala & ANR [1980] INSC 12 (28 January 1980)

13. Ashok Kumar Vs. State (Delhi Administration) [1980] INSC 13 (29 January 1980)

14. Pabitra N. Rana Vs. Union of India & Ors [1980] INSC 14 (30 January 1980)

15. Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, Jaipur Vs. Narain Shanker & ANR [1980] INSC 15 (30 January 1980)

Birthday

Jan 1 Elin Nordegren, Swedish model

Jan 2 Stephanie Stiegler, pairs skater (& Zimmerman), born in Santa Monica, California Jan 2 Mac Danzig, American Mixed martial arts combatant

Jan 3 Angela Ruggiero, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998) Jan 3 Rob Arnold, American guitarist (Chimaira) Jan 3 Liya Kebede, Ethiopian model Jan 3 David Tyree, American football player

Jan 4 Yaroslav Popovych, Ukrainian cyclist, born in Drohobych, Ukraine Jan 4 Miguel Monteiro, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal Jan 4 Greg Cipes, American actor, born in Coral Springs, Florida Jan 4 Erin Cahill, American actress, born in Stafford, Virginia

Jan 5 Garette Patrick Ratliff, American actor (Return to Blue Lagoon), born in Burbank, California Jan 5 Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end, born in Dickinson, North Dakota

Jan 6 Steed Malbranque, French footballer, born in Mouscron, Belgium

Jan 8 Rachel Nichols, American actress, born in Phoenix, Arizona

Jan 9 Sergio García, Spanish golfer (US Masters 2017), born in Borriol, Castellón

Jan 10 Matt Roney, American baseball player, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma Jan 10 Sarah Shahi, American actress & model, born in Euless, Texas

Jan 11 Lovieanne Jung, US softball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii Jan 11 Mike Williams, American football player, born in South Carolina, United States Jan 11 Deanna Wright, US actress, born in Ocala, Florida

Jan 12 Bobby Crosby, American baseball player, born in Lakewood, California

Jan 13 Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist Jan 13 Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer Jan 13 Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer Jan 13 Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player

Jan 15 Matt Holliday, American baseball player, born in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Jan 16 Albert Pujols, Dominican MLB 1st baseman (NL MVP 2005, 2008-9)), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Jan 16 Michelle Wild, Hungarian model Jan 16 Alyssa Edwards [Justin Johnson], American drag performer, choreographer, TV personality and businessperson (Beyond Belief Dance Company), born in Mesquite, Texas

Jan 17 Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer Jan 17 Gareth McLearnon, Northern Irish flautist

Deathday/Demise

Jan 1 Frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic gold 1928, 32, 36), dies at 70

Jan 1 Pietro Nenni, Italian politician (Socialists), dies at 88

Jan 2 Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44

Jan 3 Amos Milburn, American R&B singer and pianist, dies at 52

Jan 3 Axel Springer Jr, German photographer, commits suicide at 38

Jan 3 Ivan Triesault [Johann Constantin Treisalt], Russian actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute), dies at 81

Jan 3 Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1926 champion), dies at 87

Legal News

FEBRUARY

February 2 – Abscam: FBI personnel target members of the Congress of the United States in a sting operation.

February 2 – 3 – The New Mexico State Penitentiary riot takes place; 33 inmates are killed and more than 100 inmates injured.

February 4 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini names Abolhassan Banisadr as president of Iran.

February 13 – The 1980 Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, New York.

February 15 – In Vanuatu, followers of John Frum's cargo cult on the island of Tanna declare secession as the nation of Tafea.

February 16 – A total solar eclipse is seen in North Africa and West Asia. It was the 50th solar eclipse of Solar Saros 130.

February 19 – AC/DC frontman Bon Scott dies after a night of heavy drinking in London.

February 22 – The United States Olympic Hockey Team defeats the Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Winter Olympics, in the Miracle on Ice.

February 23 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini states that Iran's parliament will decide the fate of the American embassy hostages.

February 25 – A coup in Suriname ousts the government of Henck Arron; leaders Dési Bouterse and Roy Horb replace it with a National Military Council.

February 27 – M-19 guerrillas begin the Dominican embassy siege in Colombia, holding 60 people hostage, including 14 ambassadors.

Law amendments

Tamil nadu act 002 of 1980 : Madras City Tenants' Protection (Amendment) Act, 1979.Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 29th October, 1979, Part IV - Section 1, pages 385-386.

  • Received the assent of the President on the 27th February, 1980, first published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary.

Land mark judgements

FRANCES CORALIE MULLIN VS. W. C. KHAMBRA & ORS.

MEET SINGH VS. STATE OF PUNJAB

KALLYANI VS. NARAYANAN AND ORS.

THE TULSIPUR SUGAR CO. LTD. VS. THE NOTIFIED AREA COMMITTEE, TULSIPUR

STATE OF GUJARAT VS. PATEL BAVA KARSAN & ORS.

BABU RAO PATEL VS. STATE OF DELHI

RAMCHANDRA A. KAMAT VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.

STATE OF U.P. VS. RAM BABU MISRA

HAZARI LAL VS. DELHI ADMINISTRATION

UTTAM CHAND VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA & ANR.

SUBHASH CHANDRA AND ORS. VS. STATE OF U.P. AND ORS.

P. N. ESWARA IYER VS. THE REGISTRAR, SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Birthday

Feb 1 Moisés Muñoz, Mexican footballer, born in Aguililla, Mexico Feb 1 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2005) Feb 1 Héctor Luna, Dominican Republic baseball player, born in Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic


Feb 2 Teddy Hart [Edward Annis], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada Feb 2 Gucci Mane, African-American rapper Feb 2 Oleguer Presas, Spanish football player

Feb 5 Jo Swinson, British politician, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom Feb 5 Brad Fitzpatrick, American programmer, born in Iowa, United States Feb 5 Prince Peter, American-born Yugoslav royalty, born in Chicago, Illinois

Feb 6 Mamiko Noto, Japanese voice actress & singer, born in Kanazawa, Japan Feb 6 Kim Poirier, Canadian actress, born in Drummondville, Canada Feb 6 Luke Ravenstahl, American politician, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Feb 8 Ralf Little, English actor/comedian Feb 8 Cameron Muncey, Australian guitarist (Jet) Feb 8 Stephen Wright, English footballer

Feb 9 Angelos Charisteas, Greek footballer Feb 9 Shelly Martinez, American wrestler

Feb 10 César Izturis, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela Feb 10 Mike Ribeiro, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Canada Feb 10 Steve Tully, English footballer, born in Paignton, United Kingdom

Feb 11 Matthew Lawrence, US actor (Matthew-Gimme a Break), born in Albington Township, Pennsylvania Feb 11 Natasha Bobo, US actress (Sally in Together We Stand), born in Watsonville, California Feb 11 Titi Buengo, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola Feb 11 Cormac McAnallen, Northern Irish Gaelic footballer, born in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland (d. 2004) Feb 11 Marco Bresciano, Australian soccer player, born in Melbourne, Australia

Feb 12 Christina Ricci, US actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Casper), born in Santa Monica. California Feb 12 Sarah Lancaster, US actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class), born in Overland Park, Kansas Feb 12 Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spanish tennis player, born in Ontinyent, Spain

Feb 13 Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida Feb 13 Sebastian Kehl, German footballer, born in Fulda, Germany

Feb 14 Fátima Leyva, Mexican footballer, born in Mexico City, Mexico Feb 14 Michelle Ye, Chinese actress & producer, born in Hangzhou, China Feb 14 Josh Senter, US screenwriter, born in Plato, Missouri

Feb 15 Conor Oberst, US singer and songwriter (Bright Eyes), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Feb 16 Agim Kaba, American actor and film producer Feb 16 Ashley Lelie, American football player

Feb 17 Shanyn MacEachern, Brampton Ontario, gymnast (Olympics 1996) Feb 17 Klemi Saban, Israeli footballer Feb 17 Al Harrington, American basketball player Feb 17 Jason Ritter, American actor

Feb 18 Alison Rachel Fitch, New Zealand swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand Feb 18 Regina Spektor, Russian-born singer and songwriter Feb 18 Nikolai Antropov, Kazakh ice hockey player

Feb 19 Neleh Dennis, American Survivor contestant Feb 19 Mike Miller, American basketball player

Feb 20 Artur Boruc, Polish footballer Feb 20 Imanol Harinordoquy, French rugby union footballer

Feb 21 Justin Roiland, American actor, writer and director (Rick and Morty), born in Stockton, California Feb 21 Parthiva Sureshwaren, Indian racing driver, born in Chennai, India Feb 21 Brad Fast, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Fort St. John, Canada Feb 21 Jim Vandermeer, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Caroline, Canada Feb 21 Tiziano Ferro, Italian singer, born in Latina, Italy

Feb 23 Yvonne Tousek, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario

Feb 24 Anton Gustafsson, Swedish rock music fan (d. 2003) Feb 24 Shinsuke Nakamura, Japanese professional wrestler Feb 24 Roman Sloudnov, Russian swimmer

Feb 25 Antonio Burks, American basketball player Feb 25 Christy Knowings, American actress

Feb 26 Alex Fong, Hong Kong singer, born in British Hong Kong Feb 26 Gary Majewski, Major League Baseball player, born in Houston, Texas

Feb 27 Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton Feb 27 Bobby Valentino, American singer, born in Jackson, Mississippi

Feb 28 Pascal Bosschaart, Dutch footballer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands Feb 28 Piotr Giza, Polish footballer, born in Kraków, Poland Feb 28 Lucian Bute, Romanian-born Quebec boxer, born in Pechea, Romania Feb 28 Tayshaun Prince, American basketball player, born in Compton, California

Feb 29 Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist Feb 29 Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player Feb 29 Taylor Twellman, American soccer player Feb 29 Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer Feb 29 Chris Conley, American musician

Deathday/Demise

Feb 1 Jack Bailey, TV host (Queen for a Day), dies at 72 Feb 1 Romolo Valli, actor (Boom, La Viaccia), dies at 54 Feb 1 Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (b. 1930) Feb 1 Gastone Nencini, Italian road cyclist (winner Giro d'Italia 1957, Tour de France 1960), dies at 49

Feb 7 Ernst Kunz, Swiss composer, dies at 88 Feb 7 Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), dies at 73 Feb 7 Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer, dies at 75

Feb 8 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (b. 1936)

Feb 9 Antoine Pompe, Belgian architect, dies at 106

Feb 9 Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (b. 1900)

Feb 12 Floyd Taliaferro Alderson, actor (Crossing Trails), dies Feb 12 Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (b. 1913)

Feb 13 David Janssen, American actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), dies at 49

Feb 14 Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor

Feb 16 Erich Hückel, German physicist (b. 1895)

Feb 17 Graham Sutherland, English artist (official WWII war artist), dies at 76 Feb 17 Jerry Fielding, [Joshua Feldman] American composer (Bewitched, Hogan's Heroes), dies at 57

Feb 18 Gale Robbins [Betty Gale Murphy], American singer and actress (Fuller Brush Girl, Mr Hex), dies of lung cancer at 58

Feb 19 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), dies at 33

Feb 20 Alice Longworth Roosevelt, youngest daughter of Theodore, dies at 96

Feb 21 Chester Lauck, American actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live), dies at 78

Feb 22 Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head), dies at 66 Feb 22 Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter and graphic artist, dies at 93 Feb 22 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), murdered in his New York apartment at 46

Feb 23 Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician, dies at 62

Feb 27 George Tobias, American actor (Bewitched), dies at 78

Feb 28 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies

Feb 29 Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61

Anniversary

Feb 20 - Actress Susan Dey (LA Law) weds producer Bernard Sofronski

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MARCH

March 1 The Commonwealth Trade Union Council is established.

March 3 Pierre Trudeau returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.

March 4 – Robert Mugabe is elected Prime Minister of Zimbabwe.

March 8 – The Soviet Union's first rock music festival starts.

March 14 – LOT Polish Airlines Flight 007 crashes during an emergency landing near Warsaw, Poland, killing a 14-man American boxing team and 73 others.

March 18 – Fifty people are killed at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia, when a Vostok-2M rocket explodes on its launch pad during a fueling operation.

March 19 – 20 – The MV Mi Amigo, the ship housing pirate radio station Radio Caroline, sinks off the English coast (the station returns aboard a new ship in 1983).

March 21 U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces that the United States will boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

March 22 – The Georgia Guidestones are erected in Elbert County, Georgia.

March 24 – Archbishop Óscar Romero is killed by gunmen while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.

March 27 The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212. The Silver Thursday market crash occurs in the United States.

March 28 – Talpiot Tomb is found in Jerusalem.

March 31 – Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad operates its final train.

Law amendments

The United States Refugee Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-212) is an amendment to the earlier Immigration and Nationality Act and the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act, and was created to provide a permanent and systematic procedure for the admission to the United States of refugees of special humanitarian concern to the U.S., and to provide comprehensive and uniform provisions for the effective resettlement and absorption of those refugees who are admitted. The act was completed on March 3, 1980, was signed by President Jimmy Carter on March 17, 1980. This was the first comprehensive amendment of U.S. general immigration laws designed to face up to the realities of modern refugee situations by stating a clear-cut national policy and providing a flexible mechanism to meet the rapidly shifting developments of today's world policy. The main objectives of the act were to create a new definition of refugee based on the one created at the UN Convention and Protocol on the Status of Refugees, raise the limitation from 17,400 to 50,000 refugees admitted each fiscal year, provide emergency procedures for when that number exceeds 50,000, and to establish the Office of U.S. Coordinator for Refugee Affairs and the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Land mark judgements

STATE OF U.P. AND ANR. VS. M. J. SIDDIQUI AND ORS.(31st March 1980)

NASIR AHEMED VS.ASSISTANT CUSTODIAN GENERAL, EVACUEE PROPERTY U.P., LUCKNOW (28th March 1980)

DR. RAJENDRA PRAKASH SHARMA VS. GYAN CHANDRA & ORS.(27th March 1980)

KATYANI DAYAL AND ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.(26th March 1980)

N. K. V. BROS (P) LTD. VS. M.KARUMAI AMMAL AND ORS. ETC.(21st March 1980)

CHARLES. K. SKARIA VS. DR.C.MATHEW (19th March 1980)

R. R. ENGINEERING CO. VS. ZILA PARISHAD, BAREILLY & ANR. (10th March 1980)

STATE OF GUJARAT & ANR. VS. VAGHELA DAYABHAI CHATURBHAI & ORS. (5th March 1980)

STATE OF MAHARASHTRA VS. MOHD. YAKUB S/O ABDUL HAMID & ORS. (4th March 1980)

Birthday

Mar 1 Rose VBL Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard Mar 1 Shahid Afridi, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (record 100 in 37 balls in 1st ODI innings), born in Khyber, Pakistan Mar 1 Djimi Traoré, Malian footballer Mar 1 Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricketer

Mar 2 Édson Nobre, Angolan footballer Mar 2 Lance Cade, American professional wrestler Mar 2 Rebel Wilson, Australian actress and producer (Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids), born in Sydney, Australia

Mar 4 Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer Mar 4 Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (d. 2007) Mar 4 Jack Hannahan, American baseball player Mar 4 Arash Markazi, American sportswriter

Mar 11 Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer Mar 11 Dan Uggla, American baseball player

Mar 12 Douglas Murray, Swedish ice-hockey player

Mar 13 Caron Butler, American basketballer, born in Racine, Wisconsin Mar 13 Lee Jung-hyun, South Korean pop singer and actress (Alice in Earnestland), born in Taegu, South Korea Mar 13 Molly Stanton, American actress (Miss March), born in Los Angeles, California

Mar 14 Matteo Grassotto, Italian racing driver Mar 14 Ben Herring, New Zealand rugby union footballer Mar 14 Aaron Brown, British/English footballer Mar 14 Mercedes McNab, Canadian-born actress

Mar 15 Deidra Graham, Salt Lake City Utah, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996) Mar 15 Freddie Bynum, American baseball player

Mar 16 Felipe Reyes, Spanish basketball player Mar 16 Todd Heap, American football player

Mar 18 Sebastien Frey, French footballer Mar 18 Sophia Myles, English actress

Mar 19 Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer Mar 19 Don Sparrow, Canadian illustrator

Mar 20 Jamal Crawford, American basketball player Mar 20 Ock Ju-Hyun, South Korean singer

Mar 21 Ronaldinho Gaucho, Brazilian international footballer Mar 21 Marit Bjørgen, Norwegian cross-country skier Mar 21 Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)

Mar 22 Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer Mar 22 Shannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)

Mar 24 Luke Edwards, Nevada City Ca, actor (Newsie) Mar 24 Tassos Venetis, Greek footballer

Mar 25 Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress Mar 25 Joe King, Guitarist and Co-Founder for the band The Fray

Mar 28 Stiliani Pilatou, Greek long jumper Mar 28 Luke Walton, American basketball player

Mar 29 Kim Tae Hee, South Korean actress Mar 29 Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein, of Jordan Mar 29 Amy Mathews, Australian actress

Mar 30 Liriel Higa, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California Mar 30 Ricardo Osorio, Mexican footballer Mar 30 Yalin, Turkish singer and songwriter

Mar 31 Chien-Ming Wang, Taiwanese MLB pitcher (NY Yankees, AL wins leader 2006), born in Tainan City, Taiwan

Deathday/Demise

Mar 1 John Jacob Niles, American composer and singer, dies at 87 Mar 1 Dixie Dean, English footballer (b. 1907) Mar 1 Wilhelmina, high-fashion model and owner of model agency (b. 1940)

Mar 5 Jay Silverheels [Harold J. Smith], Canadian actor (The Lone Ranger, Key Largo), dies from a stroke at 67 Mar 5 Winifred Wagner-William, German World Festival organizer, dies at 82

Mar 9 Olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82

Mar 10 Herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris Mar 10 Melville Henry Cane, American lawyer and poet (Making a Poem), dies at 100

Mar 14 Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician (b. 1902)

Mar 15 Gerald Abrahams, English author (Teach Yourself Chess), dies at 72

Mar 16 Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (b. 1898)

Mar 17 Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68

Mar 18 Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79 Mar 18 Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies Mar 18 "Grishata" Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (At Each Kilometer), dies at 47

Mar 21 Gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75 Mar 21 Peter Stoner, American mathematician, astronomer and Christian apologist (b. 1888) Mar 24 Oscar Romero, El Salvador Roman Catholic priest, murdered during mass at 62

Mar 25 Roland Barthes, French literary critic and writer (b. 1915) Mar 25 Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist and psychologist, dies at 78 Mar 25 Walter Susskind, Czech conductor and pianist, dies at 66 Mar 25 James Wright, American poet (b. 1927)

Mar 26 Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32

Mar 28 Richard "Dick" Haymes, Argentine-American actor and singer (Sate Fair, Real Life, Betrayal), dies of lung cancer at 61

Mar 29 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 74

Anniversary

Mar 29 - 77th Prime Minister of UK Tony Blair (26) weds barrister and lecturer Cherie Booth

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APRIL

April 1 The Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC) is formed in Lusaka, Zambia. New York City's Transport Works Union Local 100 goes on strike, which continues for 11 days.

April 2 – The St Pauls riot breaks out in Bristol.

April 7 – The United States severs diplomatic relations with Iran and imposes economic sanctions, following the taking of American hostages on November 4, 1979.

April 10 – In Lisbon, Portugal, the governments of Spain and the United Kingdom agree to reopen the border between Gibraltar and Spain in 1985, closed since 1969.

April 12 Samuel Kanyon Doe takes over Liberia in a coup d'état, ending over 130 years of democratic presidential succession in that country. Terry Fox begins his Marathon of Hope from St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.

April 18 – Zimbabwe gains de jure independence from the United Kingdom; Robert Mugabe becomes Prime Minister.

April 24 – 25 – Operation Eagle Claw, a commando mission in Iran to rescue American embassy hostages, is aborted after mechanical problems ground the rescue helicopters. Eight United States troops are killed in a mid-air collision during the failed operation.

April 25 – Dan-Air Flight 1008 crashes in Tenerife, killing all 146 occupants and marking the worst air disaster involving a British-registered aircraft in terms of loss of life.

April 26 – Louise and Charmian Faulkner disappear from outside their flat in St Kilda, Victoria, Australia.

April 27 – The Dominican embassy siege ends with all hostages released and the guerrillas flying to Cuba.

April 30 Iranian Embassy siege: Six Iranian-born terrorists take over the Iranian embassy in London, England. SAS retakes the Embassy on May 5; one terrorist survives.

Law amendments

The Constitution of Zimbabwe is officially the supreme law of Zimbabwe. The independence constitution of 1980 was the result of the 1979 Lancaster House Agreement and is sometimes called the Lancaster Constitution.[1] A proposed constitution, drafted by a constitutional convention, was defeated by a constitutional referendum during 2000.

Land mark judgements

STATE OF JAMMU & KASHMIR VS. SANAULLAH MIR (1st April 1980)

STATE OF KERALA & ORS. ETC. VS. T.N. PETER & ANR. ETC. (1st April 1980)

THE ISHWARI KHETAN SUGAR MILLS (P) LTD. & ANOTHER ETC. VS. THE STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH & ORS. ETC (2nd April 1980)

BHIMRAO ANNA INGAWALE AND OTHERS VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA (2nd April 1980)

HARI DATT KAINTHLA & ANR. VS. STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH & ORS.(9th April 1980)

GURBAKSH SINGH SIBBIA ETC. VS. STATE OF PUNJAB (9th April 1980)

SULTAN AHMD. OWASI VS. MOHD. OSMAN SHAHEED AND ORS. (10th April 1980)

RAJENDRA NARAIN SINGH AND OTHERS VS. STATE OF BIHAR AND OTHERS (10th April 1980)

AMRIK SINGH AND ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (11th April 1980)

HARJEET SINGH ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (11th April 1980)

NEPAL SINGH VS. STATE OF U.P. AND ORS. (15th April 1980)

MAIMOONA KHATUN AND ANR. VS. STATE OF U.P. AND ANR. (16th April 1980)

KAMAL KANTI DUTTA AND ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (23rd April 1980)

UNION OF INDIA VS. J. K. GAS PLANT (29th April 1980)

RAJA MALLAIAH AND ANR. VS. ANIL KISHORE AND ORS. (25th April 1980)

Birthday

April 1 Randy Orton, American professional wrestler and actor Bijou Phillips, American actress Yūko Takeuchi, Japanese actress

April 3 - Trevor Moore, American actor and comedian

April 8 Ben Freeman, British actor Carrie Savage, American actress and voice actress

April 9 Rachel Specter, American actress Arlen Escarpeta, Belizean actor

April 10 Sean Avery, Canadian ice hockey player Kasey Kahne, American race car driver Charlie Hunnam, English actor

April 11 – Mark Teixeira, American baseball player

April 14 Ayumi Ito, Japanese actress Tom Franco, American actor

April 15 Natalie Casey, English actress Futoshi Uehara, Japanese musician

April 16 Samir Javadzadeh, Azerbaijani singer Paul London, American professional wrestler

April 18 – Justin Amash, American politician

April 20 Vibeke Skofterud, Norwegian cross country skier (d. 2018) Jasmin Wagner, German singer Waylon, Dutch singer

April 21 Tony Romo, American football player Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian hockey player

April 22 – Nicolas Douchez, French footballer

April 24 Austin Nichols, American actor Karen Asrian, Armenian chess Grandmaster (d. 2008) Reagan Gomez-Preston, American actress and voice actress

April 25 Lee Spick, English snooker player (d. 2015) Daniel MacPherson, Australian actor Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese baseball player

April 26 Jordana Brewster, American actress Marlon King, Jamaican footballer Channing Tatum, American actor and model

April 27 – Zayed Khan, Indian actor

April 30 – Luis Scola, Argentine basketball player

Deathday/Demise

Apr 11 Charlotte Henry, dies Apr 11 Florence Lake, American actress (Edgar Kennedy shorts), dies at 75

Apr 12 William R Tolbert Jr, Liberian President & 27 others killed in coup

Apr 13 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1956)

Apr 14 Tom Fadden, actor (Duffeild-Broken Arrow, Cimarron City), dies at 84

Apr 15 Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74

Apr 30 Mary McCarty, American actress and singer (Babes in Toyland, Trapper John MD), dies of a heart attack at 56

Apr 30 Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet, journalist, and politician (b. 1898)

Anniversary

Legal News

MAY

May 1 – "About that Urban Renaissance...", an article by journalist Dan Rottenberg in Chicago, contains the first recorded use of the word "yuppie".

May 2 – Referendum on system of government held in Nepal.

May 4 – Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito dies. The largest state funeral in history is organized, with state delegations from 128 different countries out of 154 UNO members at the time.

May 7 – Paul Geidel, convicted of second-degree murder in 1911, is released from prison in Beacon, New York, after 68 years and 245 days (the longest-ever time served by an inmate).

May 8 – Global eradication of smallpox certified by the World Health Organization.

May 9 In Florida, the Liberian freighter Summit Venture hits the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay. A 1,400 feet (430 m) section of the bridge collapses and 35 people (most in a bus) are killed. The Norco shootout takes place in California. James Alexander George Smith "Jags" McCartney the Turks and Caicos Islands’ first Chief Minister, is killed in a plane crash over New Jersey.

May 11 – American mobster Henry Hill is arrested for drug possession.

May 14 – The Sumpul River massacre occurs in Chalatenango, El Salvador.

May 16 – Rookie Magic Johnson scores 42 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 123–107 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers to clinch the National Basketball Association championship for the Lakers, who prevail despite the absence of future Basketball Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

May 17 A Tampa, Florida court acquits four white police officers of killing Arthur McDuffie, a black insurance executive, provoking three days of race riots in Miami. Internal conflict in Peru: On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in the town of Chuschi, Ayacucho.

May 18 The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington (state) kills 57 and causes US$3 billion in damage. Ian Curtis, singer-songwriter of acclaimed English post-punk band Joy Division, is found hanged.

May 18 – 27 – Gwangju Uprising: Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations, calling for democratic reforms.

May 20 – 1980 Quebec referendum: Voters in Quebec reject by a vote of 60% a proposal to seek independence from Canada.

May 21 – The Empire Strikes Back is released in the United States.

May 22 – Pac-Man, the best-selling arcade game of all time, is released in Japan.

May 24 The International Court of Justice calls for the release of U.S. Embassy hostages in Tehran. The New York Islanders win their first Stanley Cup, from a goal by Bobby Nystrom in Game 6 overtime of the 1980 Stanley Cup Finals over the Philadelphia Flyers.

May 25 – Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins for a third time in car owner Jim Hall's revolutionary ground effect Chaparral car; the victory is Hall's second as an owner.

May 26 John Frum supporters in Vanuatu storm government offices on the island of Tanna. Vanuatu government troops land the next day and drive them away. In South Korea, military government forces and pro-democracy protesters clash; 2,000 protesters die.

Law amendments

The Copyright Amendment Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980), is a South African Act of Parliament that amended the Copyright Act, 1978. It was published on 23 May 1980 in Government Gazette No. 7010, and came into effect upon publication.

Land mark judgements

BAR COUNCIL OF DELHI AND ANR. ETC VS. SURJEET SINGH AND ORS. ETC. ETC. (1st May 1980)

VISHNU AWATAR ETC. VS. SHIV AUTAR AND ORS. (2nd May 1980)

RAJENDRA KUMAR JAIN ETC.VS. STATE THROUGH SPECIAL POLICE ESTABLISHMENT AND ORS. ETC.ETC (2nd May 1980)

TARA PRASAD SINGH ETC. ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS (7th May 1980)

SHALIMAR ROPE WORKS LTD. VS. ABDUL HUSSAIN H. M. HASAN BHAI RASSIWALA AND ORS. (7th May 1980)

COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX, PATIALA VS. PIARA SINGH (8th May 1980)

STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH VS. ATA MOHD. (8th May 1980)

DELHI CLOTH AND GENERAL MILLS CO. LTD. VS. STATE OF RAJASTHAN AND ORS. (8th May 1980)

AMBIKA PRASAD MISHRA ETC. VS.STATE OF U.P. AND ORS. ETC.( 9th May 1980)

NISHI MAGHU ETC. ETC. VS. STATE OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AND ORS. (9th May 1980)

WAMAN RAO & ORS. ETC. ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (9th May 1980)

Birthday

May 1 – Ana Claudia Talancón, Mexican actress

May 2 Tim Borowski, German footballer Ellie Kemper, American actress and comedian Zat Knight, English footballer

May 3 – Marcel Vigneron, American chef

May 5 Maia Hirasawa, Swedish pop singer Yossi Benayoun, Israeli footballer Hank Green, American entrepreneur, musician, educator, producer and vlogger

May 6 Kelly van der Veer, Dutch reality TV star Dimitris Diamantidis, Greek basketball player

May 7 – Johan Kenkhuis, Dutch swimmer

May 8 – Benny Yau, Canadian entertainer

May 9 Grant Hackett, Australian swimmer Carolin Kebekus, German comedian and actress Norihiro Nishi, Japanese footballer David S. Shaw, American actor

May 10 – Pete Gray, Australian environmental activist (d. 2011)

May 15 – Josh Beckett, American baseball player

May 17 – Alistair Overeem, Dutch mixed martial artist and kickboxer

May 18 – Ali Zafar, Pakistani music composer, singer-songwriter, painter and actor

May 19 Drew Fuller, American actor and model Dean Heffernan, Australian footballer

May 21 – Gotye, Belgian-Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter

May 22 Lucy Gordon, British actress (d. 2009) Evelin Võigemast, Estonian actress and singer

May 24 – Cecilia Cheung, Hong Kong actress

May 28 Mark Feehily, Irish singer Jørgen Strickert, Norwegian comedian

May 29 – Michael Stasko, Canadian actor

May 30 – Steven Gerrard, English footballer

Deathday/Demise

May 4 Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslav communist revolutionary and leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80), dies at 87

May 5 Edmond Vandercammen, Belgian writer/poet (Grand Combat), dies at 79

May 12 Lillian Roth [Rutstein], American singer and actress (Animal Crackers, Alice Sweet Alice), dies at 69

May 14 Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (Ben-Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!), dies from a heart attack at 67

May 14 Wilhelm Weismann, German composer, dies at 79

May 18 Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division), commits suicide at 23 May 18 Reid Blackburn, a photojournalist for National Geographic was also a victim of Mount St. Helens eruption (b. 1952)

May 20 Jack Walsh, Australian cricket china bowler (didn't represent Australia), dies at 67

May 21 Ida Kaminska, actress (Shop on Main Street), dies

May 28 Rolf Nevanlinna, Finnish mathematician (b. 1895)

May 30 Carl Radle, bassist (Derek & Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment

Anniversary

May 1 Zaire President Mobutu Sese Seko (49) weds Bobi Ladawa

May 22 Actress Marlo Thomas & talk host Phil Donahue marry

May 27 President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier (28) weds Michele Bennett in Haiti

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JUNE

June 1 – The first 24-hour news channel, Cable News Network (CNN) is launched.

June 3 – 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak: A series of deadly tornadoes strikes Grand Island, Nebraska, causing over $300m in damage, killing five people and injuring over 250.

June 10 Apartheid: The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a statement by their imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela. A Unabomber bomb injures United Airlines president Percy Wood in Lake Forest, Illinois.

June 11 – 22 – Italy hosts the UEFA Euro 1980 football tournament, which is won by West Germany.

June 20 – Augusta AVA becomes the first federally recognized American Viticultural Area.

June 23 – September 6 – The 1980 United States heat wave claims 1,700 lives.

23 June – Sanjay Gandhi, the politically influential son of prime minister Indira Gandhi, is killed in a plane crash.

June 23 – Tim Berners-Lee begins work on ENQUIRE,[10] the system that will eventually lead to the creation of the World Wide Web in fall 1990.

June 25 – A Muslim Brotherhood assassination attempt against Syrian president Hafez al-Assad fails. Assad retaliates by sending the army against them.

June 27 Itavia Flight 870 crashes into the sea near Ustica island, Italy, killing all 81 people on board. The cause of the accident remains unclear. U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs Proclamation 4771, requiring 18- to 25-year-old males to register for a peacetime military draft, in response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

June 29 – Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is elected President of Iceland making her the first woman democratically elected as head of state.

Law amendments

This is the text of the Population Registration Act, 1950, as it was on 1 June 1980, after it was amended by the Population Registration Amendment Act, 1980, which came into force on that date in terms of Proclamation No. R. 93 of 1980.

Land mark judgements

TRAVAVANCORE TEA CO. LTD. ETC. VS. STATE OF KERALA AND ORS.(3rd June 1980)

RAZIA UMAR BAKSHI VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS(23rd June 1980)

Birthday

June 1 Oliver James, British actor Damien Fahey, American MTV VJ, television host and drummer

June 2 – Lindsey Yamasaki, Japanese-American basketball player

June 3 – Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar

June 5 – Mike Fisher, Canadian hockey player

June 6 – Mmusi Maimane, South African politician

June 7 – Henkka Seppälä, Finnish bassist

June 8 – David Holoubek, Czech football manager

June 10 Jessica DiCicco, American actress Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer Wang Yuegu, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player

June 13 Sarah Connor, German singer Juan Carlos Navarro, Spanish basketball player

June 16 Brad Gushue, Canadian curler Joey Yung, Hong Kong singer

June 17 Kimeru, Japanese singer Venus Williams, American tennis player Jeph Jacques, American webcomic writer

June 19 – Jason White, American football player

June 21 Richard Jefferson, American basketball player Branko Bošković, Montenegrin footballer

June 22 – Ilya Bryzgalov, Russian ice hockey player

June 23 Erick Elías, Mexican actor Mark Greaney, Irish singer and guitarist Ramnaresh Sarwan, West Indian cricketer Manus Boonjumnong, Thai boxer Daniel Örlund, Swedish footballer Jessica Taylor, English singer Niusila Opeloge, Samoan weightlifter Melissa Rauch, American actress

June 24 Liane Balaban, Canadian actress Minka Kelly, American actress Cicinho, Brazilian footballer

June 25 Nozomi Takeuchi, Japanese actress Philippe Lacheau, French actor, director and writer

June 26 Rémy Vercoutre, French footballer Michael Vick, American football player Michael Jackson, English footballer Rafiz Abu Bakar, Malaysian footballer

June 27 Kevin Pietersen, South African-English cricketer Dmitry Pirog, Russian politician and boxer Takahiro Futagawa, Japanese footballer François-Xavier Ménage, French journalist Leandro García Morales, Uruguayan-Italian basketball player

June 29 James Courtney, Australian race car driver Katherine Jenkins, Welsh soprano Martin Truex Jr., American race car driver

June 30 Adil Annani, Moroccan long-distance runner Ryan ten Doeschate, Dutch cricketer Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht, Iranian footballer

Deathday/Demise

Jun 1 Rube Marquard, American baseball pitcher, dies at 90 Jun 1 Arthur Nielsen, American market analyst (b. 1897)

Jun 5 Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70

Jun 7 Henry Miller, American writer (Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn), dies of circulatory complications at 88 Jun 7 Richard Bonnelli, actor (Enter Madame), dies Jun 7 Elizabeth Craig, British writer (b. 1883)

Jun 8 Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (b. 1900)

Jun 9 Leonhard Huizinga, Dutch journalist and writer (Olivier & Adrian), dies at 73

Jun 10 Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies

Jun 12 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75 Jun 12 Billy Butlin, Founder of the brand of holiday venues known as Butlins (b. 1899)

Jun 18 André Leducq, French cyclist (b. 1904) Jun 18 Terence Fisher, English film director (b. 1904)

Jun 20 Allan Pettersson, Swedish composer, dies at 68

Jun 21 Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter, dies of a stroke at 56

Jun 23 John Laurie, Scottish actor (Hamet, The 39 Steps, Jericho, Island of Desire), dies at 83 Jun 23 Odile Versois, actress (Nude in a White Car, Young Lovers), dies Jun 23 Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician, dies in a plane crash at 33 Jun 23 Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian (bomanslag), dies Jun 23 Clyfford Still, American painter (b. 1904) Jun 23 V.V. [Varahagiri Venkata] Giri, Fourth President of India (1969-74), dies at 85

Jun 28 Heal Gahagan Douglas, (Rep-D-Ca), lost to Nixon, dies at 79 Jun 28 Herbie Faye, comedian (Doc, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 81 Jun 28 Yoshiro Irino, Japanese composer, dies at 58 Jun 28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)

Jun 30 Virginia Brown Faire, actress (Lonesome Trail, Temptress), dies

Anniversary

Jun 7 Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales

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JULY

July 1 – The State Rail Authority of New South Wales is founded.

July 8 – A wave of strikes begins in Lublin, Poland.

July 9 – Pope John Paul II visits Brazil; seven people are crushed to death in a crowd meeting him.

July 15 – Western Wisconsin Derecho: A severe and destructive thunderstorm strikes four counties in western Wisconsin, including the city of Eau Claire. It causes over $250 million in damage and one person is killed.

July 16 – Former California Governor and actor Ronald Reagan is nominated for U.S. President, at the 1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit. Influenced by the Religious Right, the convention also drops its long-standing support for the Equal Rights Amendment, dismaying moderate Republicans.

July 19 – Former Turkish Prime Minister Nihat Erim is killed by two gunmen in Istanbul, Turkey. July 19 – August 3 – The 1980 Summer Olympics are held in Moscow, Soviet Union. 82 countries boycott the Games, athletes from 16 of them participate under a neutral flag.

July 25 – The album Back in Black is released by the Australian band AC/DC.

July 27 – Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, deposed Shah of Iran, dies in Cairo.

July 30 Vanuatu gains independence. Israel's Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law.

July 31 – China's population hits one billion people.

Law amendments

THE NATIONAL SECURITY ACT, 1980 1. Short title and extent.— (1) This Act may be called the National Security Act, 1980. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Land mark judgements

SHYAM SUNDER PRASAD SINGH & ORS. VS. STATE OF BIHAR & ORS.(22nd July 1980)

THAMMANNA VS. K. VEERA REDDY & ORS.(23rd July 1980)

SADA KAUR VS. BAKHTAWAR SINGH AND ORS.(24th July 1980)

M. N. DODAMANI & ORS. VS. U. S. D. WALIKAR (DEAD) BY LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES &ORS.(29th July 1980)

C. C. PADMANABHAN & OTHERS VS. THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTIONS AND OTHERS(30th July 1980)

COL. AVTAR SINGH SEKHON VS. UNION OF INDIA(31st July 1980)

MINERVA MILLS LTD. & ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.(31st July 1980)

Birthday

July 1 Mizz Nina, Malaysian fashion designer, a host, humanitarian Nelson Cruz, Dominican baseball player Ricky Champ, English actor Shon Seung-mo, South Korean badminton player

July 2 – Brian Drolet, American actor, producer and writer

July 3 Roland Schoeman, South African swimmer Olivia Munn, American actress and model Harbhajan Singh, Indian international cricketer Heath Miller, Australian actor Trae tha Truth, American hip hop artist

July 4 Ivan Babikov, Russian-Canadian cross country skier Kim Chapiron, French film director, screenwriter and actor

July 5 Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio, American reality TV star Eva Green, French actress and model Zayed Khan, Indian actor and producer Fabián Ríos, Colombian actor and model Jason Wade, American singer and guitarist

July 6 – Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player

July 7 Marika Domińczyk, Polish American actress Jim McMahon, British politician Gerti Bogdani, Albanian politician Michelle Kwan, American figure skater Dr Malinga, South African record producer and musician

July 8 Robbie Keane, Irish footballer Chetan Anand, Indian badminton player Yang Tae-Young, South Korean gymnast

July 9 – Wil Traval, Australian actor

July 10 Thomas Ian Nicholas, American film actor, singer, musician, producer, director and writer Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000) Jessica Simpson, American singer Jeremy Ray Valdez, American actor James Rolfe, American director, actor and writer Cláudia Leitte, Brazilian singer

July 11 Mathias Boe, Danish badminton player Alvent Yulianto, Indonesian badminton player Justin Willman, American magician, actor, entertainer, comedian, and television personality Tyson Kidd, Canadian wrestler

July 12 Kristen Connolly, American actress Eny Widiowati, Indonesian badminton player

July 13 – Pejman Nouri, Iranian football player

July 15 Reggie Abercrombie, American baseball player Mike Zambidis, Greek kickboxer and martial artist BxB Hulk, Japanese professional wrestler JW-Jones, Canadian blues musician Jasper Pääkkönen, Finnish actor and film producer Julia Perez, Indonesian singer and actress (d. 2017)

July 16 Svetlana Feofanova, Russian pole-vaulter Jang Su-won, South Korean singer Adam Scott, Australian golfer

July 17 Rashid Ramzi, Moroccan-Bahraini athlete Masato Yoshino, Japanese professional wrestler Ryan Miller, American ice hockey goaltender

July 18 – Kristen Bell, American actress

July 19 Yeoh Kay Bin, Malaysian badminton player Michelle Heaton, English singer (Liberty X) Mark Webber, American actor

July 20 Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian supermodel Jin Goo, South Korean actor

July 21 – CC Sabathia, American baseball player

July 22 Tablo, South Korean-Canadian rapper, songwriter, record producer, and author Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer Kate Ryan, Belgian singer

July 23 – Michelle Williams, American singer and actress

July 25 – Rebeka Dremelj, Slovenian singer

July 26 – Jacinda Ardern, 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand

July 27 – Nick Nemeth, American professional wrestler

July 29 Rachel Miner, American actress Fernando González, Chilean tennis player

Deathday/Demise

Jul 1 Charles P. Snow, English novelist (Death Under Sail, Strangers and Brothers) and physical chemist, dies at 74

Jul 4 Maurice Grevisse, Belgian grammarian (b. 1895)

Jul 5 Archibald James Potter, Irish composer, dies at 61

Jul 6 Gail Patrick [Margaret Fitzpatrick], American actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy), dies of leukemia at 69

Jul 7 Reginald Gardiner, British actor (The Flying Deuces, The Great Dictator), dies at 77

Jul 9 Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and lyricist (b. 1913)

Jul 10 Komako Kimura, Japanese suffragette, actress and editor, dies at 92

Jul 11 Bolesław Woytowicz, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 80 Jul 11 Peggy Knudson, actress (April-So This is Hollywood), dies at 57

Jul 12 John W Davis, President (WV State college), dies at 92

Jul 13 Seretse Khama, 1st President of Botswana (1966-80), dies of pancreatic cancer at 59

Jul 14 Felix Berezin, Russian physicist and mathematician (Berezin integral), dies at 49

Jul 15 Eddie Jackson, comedian (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 84 Jul 15 Henri Martelli, composer, dies at 85

Jul 16 Robert Brackman, American artist, dies at 81

Jul 17 Donald "Red" Barry, American actor (Adventures of Red Ryder, Jesse James' Women), commits suicide at 68 Jul 17 Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician (b. 1890)

Jul 18 Naoomal Jeoomal, Indian cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies at 76

Jul 22 Fred Kaps [Abram PA Bongers], magician (world champ 1955), dies at 54

Jul 23 Sarto Fournier, Mayor of Montreal (b. 1908)

Jul 23 Mollie Steimer, anarchist agitator and American political prisoner (b. 1897)

Anniversary

Jul 5 Actress Raquel Welch (39) weds producer André Weinfeld

Jul 11 Actor Michael Biehn (23) weds actress Carlene Olson (25)

Jul 12 US Senator Elizabeth Warren (31) weds law professor Bruce Mann

Jul 16 Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (31) weds award winning arranger Bruce Sudano (31) in Los Angeles, California

Jul 24 Tennis star Björn Borg (24) weds tennis player Mariana Simionescu (23) in Bucharest, Romania

Jul 31 Karolyn Englehardt divorces baseball manager Pete Rose (39) after 16 years of marriage

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AUGUST

August 1 – Vigdís Finnbogadóttir becomes 4th President of Iceland, the world's first democratically directly elected female president.

August 2 – Strage di Bologna: A terrorist bombing at the Bologna Centrale railway station in Italy kills 85 people and wounds more than 200.

August 7–31 – Lech Wałęsa leads the first of many strikes at the Gdańsk Shipyard in the Polish People's Republic.

August 10 – Hurricane Allen (category 3) pounds southeastern Texas. An annular solar eclipse was visible in Pacific Ocean, and was the 37th solar eclipse of Solar Saros 135.

August 11 - The Tyne and Wear Metro system opens.

August 14 U.S. President Jimmy Carter defeats Senator Edward Kennedy to win renomination, at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Dorothy Stratten, the 1980 Playboy Playmate of the Year, is murdered by estranged husband Paul Leslie Snider, who subsequently commits suicide.

August 17 – In Australia, baby Azaria Chamberlain disappears from a campsite at Ayers Rock (Uluru), reportedly taken by a dingo.

August 19 – In one of aviation's worst disasters, 301 people are killed when Saudia Flight 163 catches fire in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

August 31 – Victory of the strike in Gdańsk Shipyard, Poland. The Gdańsk Agreement is signed, opening a way to start the first free (i.e. not state-controlled) trade union in the communist bloc, "Solidarity" (Solidarność).

Law amendments

Received the assent of the Governor on the 12th August, 1980; assent first published in the "Madhya Pradesh Gazette" (Extraordinary) dated the 12th August, 1980. Act further to amend the Madhya Pradesh Civil Courts Act, 1958 Be it enacted by the Madhya Pradesh Legislature in the Thirty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows

1. Short title. - This Act may be called The Madhya Pradesh Civil Courts (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1980

Land mark judgements

HASMUKH S/O BHAGWANJI M. PATEL VS. THE STATE OF GUJARAT & ORS.(4th August 1980)

NANHU & ORS. ETC. VS. DELHI ADMINISTRATION & ORS.(5th August 1980)

INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES PVT. LTD. & ANR VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.(AND VICE VERSA)(7th August 1980)

STATE OF GUJARAT & ORS. VS. LAL SINGH KISHAN SINGH(12th August 1980)

RAFIQ VS. STATE OF U.P.(14th August 1980)

BALDEV RAJ CHADHA VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.(18th August 1980)

BALESHWAR DASS & ORS. ETC. VS. STATE OF U.P. & ORS. ETC.(19th August 1980)

MANGAT RAI & ANR. VS. KIDAR NATH & ORS.(21st August 1980)

THE COMMISSIONER OF SALES TAX, U.P. VS. BISHAMBER SINGH LAYAQ RAM(26th August 1980)

STATE OF ANDHRA PRADESH VS. P. T. APPAIAH AND ANOTHER(28th August 1980)

MADAN LAL VS. MST. GOPI & ANR.(29th August 1980)

Birthday

August 2 – Dingdong Dantes, Filipino actor

August 3 Nadia Ali, Pakistani-American singer-songwriter Hannah Simone, British-Canadian actress Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player

August 5 – Wayne Bridge, English footballer

August 6 – Will Pan, American-Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actor

August 8 – Craig Breslow, American baseball pitcher

August 9 Charlie David, Canadian actor Dominic Tabuna, Nauruan politician

August 10 – Pua Magasiva, Samoan actor (d. 2019)

August 11 – Monika Pyrek, Polish pole vaulter

August 12 – Maggie Lawson, American actress

August 14 – Roy Williams, American football player

August 16 Julien Absalon, French mountain biker Vanessa Carlton, American singer

August 17 David Legwand, American ice hockey player Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer and musician

August 18 – Damion Stewart, Jamaican footballer

August 19 Darius Campbell, Scottish singer-songwriter Adrian Lulgjuraj, Albanian singer

August 21 Jon Lajoie, Canadian comedian Paul Menard, American race car driver

August 23 Rex Grossman, American football player Joanne Froggatt, British voice artist

August 24 – Rachael Carpani, Australian actress

August 26 Macaulay Culkin, American actor Chris Pine, American actor

August 27 – Derrick Strait, American football player

August 28 – Debra Lafave, American teacher

August 29 William Levy, Cuban-American actor David West, American basketball player

Deathday/Demise

Aug 1 Strother Martin, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61 Aug 1 Patrick Depailler, French Formula 1 driver (b. 1944)

Aug 2 Verdun John Scott, cricketer (ten Tests for NZ), dies

Aug 5 Harold Runnels, American politician (b. 1924)

Aug 6 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66

Aug 8 Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician, dies at 63 Aug 8 Jacqueline Cochran, US pilot and 1st woman to break sound barrier, dies at 74 Aug 8 Paul Triquet, Canadian military officer, dies at 70

Aug 9 Elliott Nugent, American director and actor, dies at 83 Aug 9 Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41 Aug 9 P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies

Aug 11 Paul Robert, French lexicographer and publisher (b. 1910) Aug 11 Willi Forst, Austrian actor and director (Bel Amis, Operette, Vienna Blood), dies at 77

Aug 14 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), murdered by estranged husband and manager Paul Snider at 20

Aug 18 Norman Cazden, composer, dies at 65

Aug 19 Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, dies at 91

Aug 20 Joe Dassin, American singer (b. 1938)

Aug 21 Jack Cheetham, South African cricketer (15 Tests as South African capt, won 7 lost 5), dies at 60

Aug 22 James Smith McDonnell, American aircraft manufacturer, dies of a stroke at 81 Aug 22 Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz), dies at 89

23 Norman Shelley, English radio actor (Churchill's Speech), dies at 77

Aug 24 Yootha Joyce, British actress (Man About the House, George and Mildred), dies of liver failure at 53

Aug 25 Gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60

Aug 26 Miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71

Aug 26 Rosa Albach-Retty, German actress (b. 1874) Aug 26 Tex Avery, American cartoonist (b. 1908)

Aug 27 Sam Levenson, humorist (Sam Levenson Show), dies at 68 Aug 27 Douglas Kenney, American humorist (co-founded the magazine National Lampoon), dies at 33

Anniversary

Aug 13 Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison

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SEPTEMBER

September 1 – Terry Fox is forced to end his Marathon of Hope run outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario, after finding out that the cancer has spread to his lungs.

September 2 – Ford Europe launches the Escort MK3, a new front-wheel drive hatchback.

September 3 – Zimbabwe breaks diplomatic and consular relations with South Africa, even though it maintains a commercial mission in Johannesburg.

September 5 – The Gotthard Road Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 16.3 kilometres (10.1 mi), stretching from Göschenen to Airolo beneath the Gotthard Pass.

September 11: A referendum on a new constitution is held in Chile. A 67% of the ballots confirm the Constitution. The vote is held without electoral registers, opposition campaign and with electoral fraud.

September 12 – Kenan Evren stages a military coup in Turkey. It stops political gang violence, but begins stronger state violence leading to the execution of many young activists.

September 17 After weeks of strikes at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland, the nationwide independent trade union Solidarity is established. Former Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza Debayle is killed in Asunción, Paraguay.

September 21 – Bülent Ulusu, ex admiral, forms the new government of Turkey (44th government, composed mostly of technocrats).

September 22 The command council of Iraq orders its army to "deliver its fatal blow on Iranian military targets," initiating the Iran–Iraq War. Youth riots in Tallinn, the capital of the Estonian SSR, are quickly put down. Similar riots are organized on 1 October.

September 26 Oktoberfest bombing: 13 people are killed and 211 injured in a right-wing terror attack in Munich (West Germany). The Mariel boatlift officially ends.

September 27 – The Richmond Football Club of Melbourne (Australia) defeats Collingwood by 81 points in the VFL Grand Final. It will be 37 years until they win another, the 2017 AFL Grand Final).

September 29 – The Washington Post publishes Janet Cooke's story of Jimmy, an 8-year-old heroin addict, later proven to be fabricated.

September 30 – Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet, which is the first implementation outside of Xerox and the first to support 10 Mbit/s speeds.

Law amendments

The National Security Act of 1980 is an act of the Indian Parliament promulgated on 23 September, 1980 whose purpose is "to provide for preventive detention in certain cases and for matters connected therewith". The act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.It Contains 18 sections. This act empowers the Central Government and State Governments to detain a person to prevent him/her from acting in any manner prejudicial to the security of India, the relations of India with foreign countries, the maintenance of public order, or the maintenance of supplies and services essential to the community it is necessary so to do. The act also gives power to the governments to detain a foreigner in a view to regulate his presence or expel from the country. The act was passed in 1980 during the Indira Gandhi Government.

Land mark judgements

V. B. RAJU VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS(4th September 1980)

REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICER CHITTOOR ETC. VS. ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT, MADRAS (P) LTD. & ORS.(5th September 1980)

COMMISSIONER OF WEALTH TAX, LUCKNOW VS. P. K. BANERJEE (DEAD) BY LRS.(9th September 1980)

INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD. VS. UNION OF INDIA (10th September 1980)

PRITAM NATH HOON VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS(11th September 1980)

STATE OF MAHARASHTRA VS. SK. BANNU AND SHANKAR(12th September 1980)

ANAND SWARUP MAHESH KUMAR VS. THE COMMISSIONER OF SALES TAX(15th September 1980)

S. L. KAPOOR VS. JAGMOHAN & ORS.(18th September 1980)

THE COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX, KERALA VS. SMT. P.K. KOCHAMMU AMMA PEROKE(23rd September 1980)

BASANT LAL (DEAD) BY LRS. & ANR. VS. THE STATE OF U.P. AND ANR.(25th September 1980)

MANGALBHAI MOTIRAM PATEL VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA & ORS.(26th September 1980)

Birthday

September 2 Dany Sabourin, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender Gerry Rosenthal, American actor

September 3 Jennie Finch, American softball player Polina Smolova, Belarusian singer

September 4 – Max Greenfield, American actor

September 5 – Kevin Simm, English singer (Liberty X)

September 6 Kerry Katona, English TV presenter and former pop star (Atomic Kitten) Samuel Peter, Nigerian boxer and heavyweight champion Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer

September 7 Nigar Jamal, Azerbaijani singer, Eurovision Song Contest 2011 winner Gabriel Milito, Argentine footballer Mark Prior, American baseball player Andriy Kyforenko, Ukrainian ice speed skater

September 8 Eric Hutchinson, American singer-songwriter Neferteri Shepherd, African-American model and actress

September 9 Denise Quiñones, Puerto Rican actress, Miss Universe 2001 Michelle Williams, American actress

September 10 – Mikey Way, British musician (My Chemical Romance)

September 11 – Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player

September 12 Sean Burroughs, American baseball player Yao Ming, Chinese basketball player Hiroyuki Sawano, Japanese composer

September 13 Ben Savage, American actor Daisuke Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball player

September 15 Ben Wolff, American actor (d. 2015) Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese singer Faiz Khaleed, Malaysian astronaut

September 21 Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress Autumn Reeser, American actress

September 24 – Victoria Pendleton, English cyclist

September 25 – T.I., African-American rap artist, film and music producer, actor and author

September 26 – Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Swedish ice hockey players

September 29 Patrick Agyemang, Ghanaian footballer Dallas Green, musician Zachary Levi, American actor and singer

September 30 Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis player Emily Kokal, vocalist, guitarist Arisa Ogasawara, Japanese voice actress Guillermo Rigondeaux, Cuban boxer

Deathday/Demise

Sep 2 William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70

Sep 3 Barbara O'Neil, actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas) Sep 3 Duncan Renaldo, Spanish actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies from lung cancer at 76 Sep 3 Fabian von Schlabendorff, German resistance fighter/judge, dies at 73 Sep 3 Dirch Passer, prolific Danish actor (Going for Broke, Mig og mafiaen), dies of a myocardial infarction at 54

Sep 4 Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist, dies at 74

Sep 5 Barbara Loden, actress (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 48

Sep 8 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies Sep 8 Jean Piaget, Swiss pioneer developmental psychologist and zoologist, dies at 84 Sep 8 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram), dies at 101

Sep 9 John Howard Griffin, American photographer, journalist and author (Black Like Me), dies from complications of diabetes at 60 Sep 9 Harold Clurman, American theatrical producer and director (Deadline at Dawn), dies at 78

Sep 11 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80

Sep 12 Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

Sep 15 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51

Sep 17 Anastasio Somoza Debayle [Tachito], President of Nicaragua (1967-72 and 1974-79), assassinated in Paraguay at 54 Sep 17 Katherine A Porter, American author (Ship of Fools, Pulit-66), dies at 90

Sep 18 K A Porter, writer, dies at 90

Sep 20 Sanpei Hayashiya, Japanese comedian (b. 1925)

Sep 21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80

Sep 25 John Bonham, English rock drummer (Led Zeppelin), dies from asphyxiation after heavy alcohol intake at 32 Sep 25 Lewis Milestone, Moldovan film director (b. 1895) Sep 25 Marie Under, Estonian author and poet, dies at 97 Sep 25 Earl Curry, American religious author (b. 1890

Anniversary

Sep 6 81st Prime Minister of UK Theresa May (23) weds investment banker Philip May at the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Wheatley, Oxfordshire.

Sep 5 Lawyer Kathleen St. Johns divorces best-selling author Michael Crichton (37) after nearly 2 years of marriage.

Legal News

OCTOBER

October 1 – In London, Associated Newspapers announces that The Evening News will close and merge with the Evening Standard.

October 3 English rock band The Police release their third studio album, Zenyattà Mondatta. The main-belt asteroid 2404 Antarctica is discovered by Antonín Mrkos at Kleť, South Bohemian Region, Czechoslovakia.

October 5 Elisabeth blast furnace demolished at Bilston Steelworks marking the end of iron and steel production in the Black Country of England.[11] British Leyland launches its new Metro, a three-door entry-level hatchback which is designed as the eventual replacement for the Mini. It gives BL a long-awaited modern competitor for the likes of the Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Chevette.

October 10 The 7.1 Mw  El Asnam earthquake shakes northern Algeria with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme), killing 2,633–5,000 and injuring 8,369–9,000. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher delivers her famous "The lady's not for turning" speech.

October 14 – The Staggers Rail Act is enacted, deregulating American railroads.

October 15 James Callaghan announces his resignation as leader of the British Labour Party. James Hoskins forces his way into WCPO's television studio in Cincinnati, holding 9 employees hostage for several hours before releasing them and taking his own life.

October 18 – Australian federal election, 1980: Malcolm Fraser's Liberal/National Country Coalition Government is re-elected with a substantially reduced majority, defeating the Labor Party led by Bill Hayden. The Government also loses control of the Senate, with the Australian Democrats winning the balance of power.

October 20 Greece rejoins the NATO military structure. In continuous production since 1962, the last MG MGB roadster rolls off the assembly line at the Abingdon-on-Thames (England) factory, ending production for the MG Cars marque.

October 21 – In Major League Baseball, The Philadelphia Phillies of the National League defeat the Kansas City Royals of the American League, 4–1, in Game Six of the World Series to win the championship.

October 22 – In London, the Thomson Corporation says that The Times and all associated supplements will close in March 1981 if no buyer can be found.

October 25 – Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.

October 27 – Six Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners in Maze prison in Northern Ireland refuse food and demand status as political prisoners; the hunger strike lasts until December.

October 30 – El Salvador and Honduras sign a peace treaty to put the border dispute fought over in 1969's Football War before the International Court of Justice.

October 31 The Polish government recognizes Solidarity.

Law amendments

The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 an Act of the Parliament of India to provide for the conservation of forests and for matters connected therewith or ancillary or incidental thereto. It was further amended in 1988.[1] This law extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It was enacted by Parliament of India to control further deforestation of Forest Areas in India. The act came into force on 25 October 1980.This act was enacted by Parliament of India in 1980.

Land mark judgements

KARBALAI BEGUM VS. MOHD. SAYEED AND ANR.(7th October 1980)

COMMISSIONER OF SALES TAX, GUJARAT VS. UNION MEDICAL AGENCY(8th October 1980)

JODH SINGH VS. UNION OF INDIA & ANR.(9th October 1980)

THE CONTROLLER OF ESTATE DUTY, LUCKNOW VS. ALOKE MITRA (10th October 1980)

SMT. SHALINI SONI ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS. ETC. (24th October 1980)

PRAVEEN ANSARI & ORS VS. STATE TRANSPORT APPELLATE TRIBUNAL, LUCKNOW & ORS (29th October 1980)

Birthday

October 1 – Sarah Drew, American actress

October 3 – Daniel DeSanto, Canadian actor and voice actor

October 4 Me'Lisa Barber, American athlete Joe Kennedy III, American lawyer Tomáš Rosický, Czech footballer Ben Whishaw, English actor

October 5 James Toseland, English motorcycle racer Ti West, American film director

October 8 Michael Mizanin, American professional wrestler Nick Cannon, African-American actor, comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, record producer and broadcast personality

October 10 Sherine, Egyptian singer Lynn Hung, Hong Kong actress

October 11 Tomokazu Sugita, Japanese voice actor

October 12 Ledley King, English footballer Nadzeya Ostapchuk, Belarusian athlete

October 13 Ashanti, African-American singer Scott Parker, English footballer

October 14 Terrence McGee, American football player Ben Whishaw, English actor

October 15 – Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist

October 16 Sue Bird, Israeli-American basketball player Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player

October 17 Angel Parker, American actress Justin Shenkarow, American actor Yekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player

October 18 Erin Dean, American actress Reetinder Singh Sodhi, Indian cricket player

October 19 – José Bautista, Dominican baseball player

October 21 – Kim Kardashian, American socialite and television personality

October 23 – Robert Belushi, American actor

October 24 Monica, African-American singer Casey Wilson, American actress and comedian

October 28 Alan Smith, English footballer Christy Hemme, American professional wrestler

October 29 – Ben Foster, American actor

October 31 – Eddie Kaye Thomas, American actor and comedian

Deathday/Demise

Oct 2 Valentin Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46

Oct 6 Josephine "Hattie" Jacques, British comedy actress (Carry on films, Hancock's Half Hour), dies of a heart attack at 58 Oct 6 Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies Oct 6 Jean Robic, French cyclist (b. 1921)

Oct 10 William "Billie" Thomas, American actor (Our Gang), dies of a heart attack at 49 Oct 10 Walter Keeton, cricketer (opening bat in 2 Test for Eng 1934-39), dies Oct 10 William "Billie" Thomas, American child actor (Buckwheat- Our Gang), dies of a heart attack at 49

Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies

Oct 15 Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian physicist and mathematician (b. 1900) Oct 15 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek footballer and volleyball player (b. 1896)

Oct 16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83

Oct 21 Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician and eponym of Asperger syndrome, dies at 74

Oct 24 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30

Oct 25 Virgil Fox, American organist, dies at 68

Oct 26 Marcello Caetano, last Portuguese prime minister of the Estado Novo regime (1968-1974), dies in exile of a heart attack at 74

Oct 27 Steve Peregrin Took, English musician (Tyrannosaurus Rex), dies of a drug overdose at 31 Oct 27 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924) Oct 27 John Van Vleck, American physicist, mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism, dies at 81

Oct 28 Leon Janney (Ramon), American actor (Charly, Stolen Paradise, Hawk), dies of cancer at 63

Anniversary

Oct 4 "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon (38) weds model Lisa Cooper

Oct 12 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) weds businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen (26) in Roxbury, Connecticut

Oct 15 Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura

Oct 31 Baptist minister Al Sharpton (26) weds back up singer Kathy Jordan

Legal News

NOVEMBER

November – Duration of the Colombo Plan (CESDAP) is extended indefinitely.

November 4 – United States presidential election, 1980: Republican challenger and former Governor Ronald Reagan of California defeats incumbent Democratic President Jimmy Carter to become the 40th President-Elect of the United States, 1 year after the beginning of the Iran hostage crisis.

November 10 – 12 – Voyager program: The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn, when it flies within 77,000 miles (124,000 km) of the planet's cloud-tops and sends the first high resolution images of the world back to scientists on Earth.

November 20 – The Gang of Four trial begins in China.

November 21 A fire at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip kills 85 people. A record number of viewers at this date (for an entertainment program) tune into the U.S. soap opera Dallas to learn who shot lead character J. R. Ewing. The "Who shot J.R.?" event is an international obsession.

November 23 – The 6.9 Mw  Irpinia earthquake shakes southern Italy with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme), killing 2,483–4,900 and injuring 7,700–8,934.

Law amendments

Received the assent of the President on the 21st November 1980 and first published in Part IV-Section 2 of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 26th November 1980.

An Act further to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, in its application to the State of Tamil Nadu.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Tamil Nadu in the Thirty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

1. Short title, extent and commencement. - (1) This Act may be called the Land Acquisition (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 1980.

(2) It extends to the whole of the State of Tamil Nadu.

Land mark judgements

SHRIMATI SARASWATI DEVI VS. U.P. GOVTERNMENT (4th November 1980)

CHET RAM VASHIST VS. MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF DELHI & ANR. (5th November 1980)

S S. SHARMA & ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS. (10th November 1980)

MARU RAM ETC. ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ANR. (11th November 1980)

MAHARAO SAHIB SHRI BHIM SINGHJI VS. UNION OF INDIA (13th November 1980)

CHOWGULE & CO. PVT. LTD. & ANR. VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS(AND VICE VERSA) (25th November 1980)

BRIJ BIHARI LAL AGARWAL VS. HIGH COURT OF MADHYA PRADESH & ORS. (26th November 1980)

Birthday

November 4 – Sabrina Colie, Jamaican actress

November 5 Luke Hemsworth, Australian actor Christoph Metzelder, German footballer Essaï Altounian, French-Armenian actor, singer-songwriter, keyboardist and music producer

November 6 – Anri Jokhadze, Georgian pop singer

November 7 – Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast

November 9 – Vanessa Lachey, American television personality, fashion model, and beauty queen

November 10 – Calvin Chen, Taiwanese pop singer

November 11 – Willie Parker, American football player

November 12 – Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor and musician

November 13 – Monique Coleman, American actress

November 15 – Kevin Staut, French equestrian

November 16 – Kayte Christensen, American basketball player

November 17 – Isaac Hanson, American musician

November 18 Denny Hamlin, American race car driver Dustin Kensrue, Canadian singer François Duval, Belgian rally driver Junichi Okada, Japanese singer Luke Chadwick, English footballer Mathew Baynton, English actor and writer

November 19 – Adele Silva, English actress and model

November 21 Hank Blalock, American baseball player Hiroyuki Tomita, Japanese gymnast Elaine Yiu, Hong Kong actress

November 22 – David Artell, English footballer

November 23 – Jonathan Papelbon, American baseball player

November 24 – Beth Phoenix, American professional wrestler

November 25 Rowly Dennis, English actor John-Michael Liles, American hockey player Nick Swisher, American baseball player

November 26 – Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer

November 28 – Lisa Middelhauve, German singer (Xandria)

November 29 Jason Griffith, American actor and voice actor Janina Gavankar, American actress and musician Ilias Kasidiaris, Greek politician

Deathday/Demise

Nov 3 Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies

Nov 4 Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer, 1st female in Canada to get bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, dies at 75

Nov 6 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77

Nov 7 Steve McQueen, American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), dies of cancer at 50

Nov 9 Carmel Myers, American actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79 Nov 9 Victor Sen Yung [Cheung Young], American actor (Across the Pacific, Charlie Chan in Honolulu), dies from accidental asphyxiation at 65

Nov 12 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85

Nov 12 Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer/dissident, dies at 42

Nov 12 Haya Victoria van Someren-Downer [Gerarda Victoria Downer], Dutch politician, dies at 54

Nov 16 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), suicide at 37 Nov 16 O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American blues singer, dies at 41

Nov 18 Conn Smythe, NHL coach 1927-1931 (b. 1895)

Nov 21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies

Nov 22 Herbert Wade, cricketer (South African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies Nov 22 Leonard Barr, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Szysznyk), dies at 77

Anniversary

Nov 11 Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York

Nov 24 Ronald Reagan Jr marries Doria Palmieri

Nov 27 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)

Legal News

DECEMBER

December 2 – A missionary (Jean Donovan) and three Roman Catholic nuns (Maura Clarke, Ita Ford, Dorothy Kazel), all Americans, are murdered by a military death squad in El Salvador while doing charity work during that country's civil war.

December 8 – English musician John Lennon is murdered by Mark David Chapman outside the Dakota.

December 11 – CERCLA is enacted by the U.S. Congress.

December 14 – Four people are murdered and four others are injured by two armed robbers at Bob's Big Boy on La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles, in what is one of the city's most brutal crimes ever.

December 15 – The Academia de la Llingua Asturiana (Academy of the Asturian language) is created.

December 16 – During a summit on the island of Bali, OPEC decides to raise the price of petroleum by 10%.

December 24 – Karl Dönitz, former German naval admiral and last head of state of Nazi Germany dies at his home in Aumühle, West Germany of a heart attack at the age of 89.

Law amendments

THE STATUTE LAW (REPEAL AND MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS) ACT, 1980 Date of Assent: 19th December, 1980 Date of Commencement: 24th December, 1980 An Act of Par1iament to make minor amendment~ to the Statute Law ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya as follows: 1. This Act may be cited as the Statute Law (Repeal and Miscellaneous Amendments) Act. 1980. Silort title. 2. The several written laws specified in the first column of the Schedule are amended. in relation to the provisions thereof specified in the second column. in the manner specified in the third column. AJIW'4

Land mark judgements

MADURA COATS LIMITED VS. INSPECTOR OF FACTORIES, FIRST CIRCLE, MADURAI & ANR. (2nd December 1980)

MALAK SINGH ETC. VS. STATE OF PUNJAB & HARYANA & ORS (5th December 1980)

RACHAPUDI SUBBA RAO VS. THE ADVOCATE-GENERAL, ANDHRA PRADESH (10th December 1980)

GRINDLAYS BANK LTD. VS. CENTRAL GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL TRIBUNAL AND ORS. (12th December 1980)

HARJIT SINGH MANN VS. S. UMRAO SINGH AND OTHERS (14th December 1980)

LALLUBHAI JOGIBHAI PATEL VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS. (15th December 1980)

SHANKARLAL GYARASILAL DIXIT VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA (17th December 1980)

STATE OF BIHAR VS. UMA SHANKAR KETRIWAL & OTHERS (18th December 1980)

KHATRI AND OTHERS VS. STATE OF BIHAR & ORS. (19th December 1980)

Birthday

December 1 Angelique Bates, American actress, comedian, and rapper Joel A. Sutherland, Canadian author

December 3 Anna Chlumsky, American actress Jenna Dewan, American actress Jim Sorgi, American football player

December 5 Ibrahim Maalouf, Lebanese-born French trumpeter Shizuka Itō, Japanese voice actress

December 6 Steve Lovell, English footballer Kei Yasuda, Japanese singer

December 7 – John Terry, English footballer

December 8 Nick Nevern, British actor and director Lisa Kelly, American truck driver

December 9 Simon Helberg, American actor and comedian Ryder Hesjedal, Canadian professional cyclist

December 10 – Sarah Chang, American violinist

December 13 Satoshi Tsumabuki, Japanese actor Bosco Wong, Hong Kong actor

December 15 Neil McDermott, English actor Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist and songwriter

December 16 – Axle Whitehead, Australian actor and singer-songwriter

December 18 Baron Vaughn, American actor and comedian Christina Aguilera, American singer

December 19 Marla Sokoloff, American actress Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor

December 20 Ashley Cole, English footballer Chris Edwards, English musician Fitz Hall, English footballer

December 22 Chris Carmack, American actor Matt Parker, Australian author December 23 – Cody Ross, American baseball player

December 25 – Laura Sadler, English actress (d. 2003)

December 27 Elizabeth Rodriguez, American actress Bernard Berrian, American football player Cesaro, Swiss professional wrestler

December 30 – Eliza Dushku, American actress

December 31 – Richie McCaw, New Zealand rugby player

Deathday/Demise

December 2 Jean Donovan, American Roman Catholic missionary (b. 1953) Murder of the Three American Roman Catholic fellow missionaries by Salvadorian military: Maura Clarke (b. 1931) Ita Ford (b. 1940) Dorothy Kazel (b. 1939) Romain Gary, Lithuanian-born writer (b. 1914)

December 3 – Sir Oswald Mosley, British fascist leader (b. 1896)

December 4 Francisco de Sá Carneiro, Portuguese lawyer, 109th Prime Minister of Portugal (b. 1934) Stanisława Walasiewicz, Polish-born runner (b. 1911)

December 7 – Darby Crash, American rock songwriter, singer (b. 1958)

December 8 – John Lennon, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1940)

December 10 – Patriarch Benedict I of Jerusalem (b. 1892)

December 11 – Dorothy West, American actress (b. 1891)

December 12 Bruno Bartolozzi, Italian composer (b. 1911) Erich Jantsch, Austrian astrophysicist (b. 1929) Severino Montano, Filipino actor, director and playwright (b. 1915)

December 14 – Elston Howard, American baseball player (b. 1929)

December 16 Colonel Sanders, American fast-food entrepreneur (b. 1890) Hellmuth Walter, German engineer and inventor (b. 1900) Peter Collinson, British film director (b. 1936)

December 17 – Chiang Kuei, Chinese novelist (b. 1908)

December 18 Frances Fuller, American actress (b. 1907) Alexei Kosygin, Soviet politician, Premier of the Soviet Union (b. 1904) Sir Albert Margai, 2nd Prime Minister of Sierra Leone (b. 1910)

December 19 Héctor José Cámpora, Argentine Peronist politician, 38th President of Argentina (b. 1909) Professor Longhair, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1918)

December 21 – Marc Connelly, American playwright (b. 1890)

December 23 – Frank Norman, English novelist, playwright and autobiographer (b. 1930)

December 24 Karl Dönitz, German admiral and 4th President of Germany (b. 1891) Heikki Liimatainen, Finnish Olympic athlete (b. 1894) Siggie Nordstrom, American model, actress, entertainer, socialite and lead singer (b. 1893)

December 25 – Victoria Drummond, first woman marine engineer in Britain (b. 1894)

December 28 Alfredo Barrera Vásquez, Mexican anthropologist (b. 1900) Sam Levene, American actor (b. 1905)

December 29 – Tim Hardin, American musician (b. 1941)

December 30 – Giuseppe Carraro, Italian Roman Catholic bishop and venerable (b. 1899)

December 31 Marshall McLuhan, Canadian author and professor (b. 1911) Raoul Walsh, American film director (b. 1887)

Anniversary

Dec 22 Actor Martin Short (30) weds comic actress Nancy Dolman (29)