Three Big Things Happened This Day in 1980

Usually when you search for events that happened this day in music history, you get a variety of important dates. Well, oddly enough, three big things happened this day in 1980. It was the day that R.E.M. played their first gig under that name, it was the day that Brian Johnson joined AC/DC at the age of 32, and Blondie went to number one on the U.S. singles chart with "Call Me."