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Year 1980


Important Events in 1980

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0 / 0 / 1980

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Two instructors dispatched to Papua New Guinea by the J  

0 / 0 / 1980

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American film debut in Golden Harvest’s The Big Brawl w

1 / 1 / 1980

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Won kickboxing match against Reg Johnson  

1 / 20 / 1980

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Started boxing lessons with Ted James and Rocky (his son)  

4 / 15 / 1980

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Program Commission of the IOC in its meeting in Lausanne decided to recommend recognition of the WTF to the IOC Executive Board and Session.  

5 / 15 / 1980

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Taekwondo, English handbook, was first published.  

5 / 21 / 1980

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The Empire Strikes Back  

6 / 1 / 1980

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Won kickboxing match against Reg Johnson  

6 / 15 / 1980

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PKA

6 / 23 / 1980

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Albert Church (passed away …)

7 / 17 / 1980

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The International Olympic Committee recognized WTF at its 83rd Session in Moscow.  

8 / 16 / 1980

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Kickboxing World Title Fight. Site: Tijuana, Mexico. Sanction: WKA.  

9 / 14 / 1980

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Shogun

 

Rest In Peace (1980)

Martial Art Movies in 1980

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8/14/1980
The Octagon


Martial Art Books in 1980

 

Birthdays in 1980

 

1 / 1

 

Susan Gill

 

1 / 1

 

Matt  Brett

 

1 / 1

 

Kera Sakti

 

1 / 1

 

 Wasim Raza

 

1 / 9

 

Annunzi Gianluca

 

1 / 10

 

Joshua Nethery

 

1 / 19

 

Flavio Almeida

 

2 / 2

 

Alicia Bennest

 

2 / 10

 

Sean  Alexander

 

2 / 16

 

Benjamin Kaggie

 

2 / 24

 

Larry Kooyman

 

2 / 24

 

Michael Lowe

 

4 / 10

 

Tony Bennest

 

4 / 14

 

roman ogortsov

 

4 / 20

 

Renee Williams

 

4 / 24

 

Brian Lovato

 

6 / 12

 

Marlon L. Phillips

 

6 / 19

 

bianca peereboom

 

6 / 20

 

Jeff Asesor

 

7 / 4

 

Steven Truitt

 

7 / 18

 

James Hill

 

7 / 28

 

Josh Barton

 

8 / 23

 

Rondy McKee

 

9 / 10

 

Hervé  Brucker

 

9 / 19

 

boni tongson

 

10 / 11

 

Alexander Jones

 

10 / 29

 

Unel  Wellington

 

10 / 30

 

Olga Keith

 

11 / 5

 

Juan Colon

 

11 / 9

 

John  Higdon

 

11 / 10

 

Benjamin Rush

 

11 / 10

 

Matt Mullins

 

12 / 25

 

Brandon Florian

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