Mount St. Helens erupted, causing $3 billion in damages.
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back was released.
Gas cost $1.19 a gallon.
Pac-Man, the best selling arcade game of all time, was introduced.
Vigdis Finnbogadottir was elected president of Iceland.
CNN was officially launched.
Ronald Reagan was elected president.
The Polish government recognized solidarity.
My band played a gig at the Black Angus.
And we recorded it! I found an old cassette tape we made and thought it would be fun to share a bit of it. Here, for your listening entertainment, is a short “Jenny Jones & Company” compilation. You’ll see what songs were popular in 1980, and you’ll see why we never got a Grammy. 🙂 Click here