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Total Records: 28 - Group: DATES / Category: 20TH CENTURY: 80S / Subcategory: DEATH DATES
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1980 - 44 years ago
1June 13, 1980 FRIDAY THE 13TH 2009 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

June 13, 1980
A young Jason Voorhees watches as his mother Pamela is beheaded by a camp counselor, who is trying to escape Mrs. Voorhees' murder spree at Camp Crystal Lake.



2December 11, 1980 THE SHINING 1980 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

December 11, 1980
Thursday.



3December 22, 1980 SMALLVILLE 2001 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

December 22, 1980
Jonathan Kent's father Hiram Kent dies.



1981 - 43 years ago
4February 12, 1981 WATCHMEN 2009 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

February 12, 1981
Wally Weaver dies from cancer, of which they now say Dr. Manhattan is the cause.



5April 10, 1981 THE AVENGERS 1963 Comic Books20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

April 10, 1981
Beast brings his old flame Vera Cantor to the Avengers Mansion to meet Wonder Man, Vision, and Scarlet Witch. When Vera dies after drinking the tea that Jarvis serves, Jarvis reveals that he is actually a Skull, telling them about the legendary Resurrection Stone that can bring Vera back to life.



6May 4, 1981 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

May 4, 1981
Date of death on Maia's father Victor Rutledge's tombstone.



7August 11, 1981 PERSON OF INTEREST 2011 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

August 11, 1981
Date of Death on Finch's father's death certificate.



8August 15, 1981 ROCKY III 1982 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

August 15, 1981
Rocky's coach Mickey Goldmill dies - same day that Rocky fights Clubber Lang.



1982 - 42 years ago
9March 22, 1982 FORREST GUMP 1994 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

March 22, 1982
Death Date on Jenny Gump's headstone. Forrest says that Jenny died on a Saturday morning but March 22nd, 1982 was a Monday. "Beloved Mother, Wife and Friend"



10June 20, 1982 CREEPSHOW 1982 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

June 20, 1982
Grantham family matriarch Great Aunt Bedelia's father Nathan emerges from his grave on Father's Day, seven years after the Father's Day when Bedelia murdered him, murdering her and other family members.



11December 24, 1982 SWIMMING WITH SHARKS 1994 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

December 24, 1982
Christmas Eve. Buddy Ackerman's wife dies. Buddy tells Guy the story - twelve years earlier, she was shot and killed on Christmas Eve by punk kids stealing cars while Christmas shopping. Buddy was supposed to go with her, but he was stuck at the office wrapping Christmas gifts for his boss until 3am on Christmas morning.



1985 - 39 years ago
12July 4, 1985 SEVERANCE 2022 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

July 4, 1985
Date of Death on Billy Hargrove's headstone.



13July 4, 1985 STRANGER THINGS 2016 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

July 4, 1985
Date of death on Billy Hargrove's headstone.



14July 15, 1985 STRANGER THINGS 2016 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

July 15, 1985
Date of Indianapolis Gazette headline: THIRTY DEAD, and article: Hero Chief Dies in Fire.



15July 26, 1985 SLEEPERS 1996 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

July 26, 1985
Thomas Marcano dies, shot at close range five times. The body lay undiscovered for more than a week. There was a crucifix and a picture of St. Jude in his pocket. He was 29 years old.



1987 - 37 years ago
16September 9, 1987 UNKNOWN 2011 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

September 9, 1987
Martin Harris' father dies of a heart attack.



17December 26, 1987 LESS THAN ZERO 1987 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

December 26, 1987
Julian dies on the drive back from Palm Springs.



1988 - 36 years ago
18March 26, 1988 SMALLVILLE 2001 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

March 26, 1988
Jonathan Kent's mother Jessica Kent dies.



19May 13, 1988 THE TICK 2016 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

May 13, 1988
M. Dernadski dies, age 44 years old - per headstone visible during The Tick's opening monologue.



20September 10, 1988 ERASER 1996 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

September 10, 1988
Date on death certificate visible during the opening credit sequence.



1989 - 35 years ago
21February 25, 1989 TWIN PEAKS 1990 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

February 25, 1989
FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper and Sheriff Harry S. Truman investigate the murder of Laura Palmer.

22June 3, 1989 CSI: VEGAS 2021 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

June 3, 1989
Convicted murderer Tomas Della dies.



23September 16, 1989 THE X-FILES 1993 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

September 16, 1989
Date of Death on notorious bank robber John Irvin Barnett's death certificate, signed by Dr. Joe Ridley, claiming he died of cardiac arrest.



24October 1, 1989 THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY 2019 TV Series20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

October 1, 1989
Revised timeline: Sissy Cooper dies at J. Bogdanowicz Hospital in Oakland, California. Harlan - reaching out for what he thinks is Vanya - kills the Umbrella Academy's mothers.



25October 31, 1989 HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS 1989 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

October 31, 1989
Michael Myers goes on murderous rampage in Haddonfield while searching for his niece Jamie Lloyd.



26October 31, 1989 HALLOWEEN 6: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS 1995 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

October 31, 1989
Michael Myers goes on murderous rampage while hunting for his niece Jamie Lloyd - mentioned during the opening narration while Jamie is giving birth.



27November 9, 1989 MIRAGE 2018 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

November 9, 1989
While the Berlin Wall falls, 12-year-old Nico witnesses a violent scene in the house of his neighbor during an electric storm. Inside the house he finds a body and a man with a knife. When trying to escape, he gets hit by a car and dies.



28December 1, 1989 WEIRD: THE AL YANKOVIC STORY 2022 Film20th Century: 80sDeath Dates

December 1, 1989
Pablo Escobar's 40th birthday party. After Escobar's men kidnap Madonna, Al flies to Colombia and confronts the drug lord, killing him. With the kingpin dead, Madonna tries to talk Al into giving up music and helping her take over his drug empire, but Al rejects her.




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