Supriya Ghosh

1980 in Norway

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1980 in Norway
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Events in the year 1980 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Olav V
  • Prime Minister - Odvar Nordli (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • Ongoing – The Alta controversy, a series of massive protests in the late 1970s and early 1980s concerning the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in Altaelva
  • 27 March – The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.
  • 1 June – The Oslo Tunnel opened
  • 1 November – Population Census: 4,091,132 inhabitants in Norway.
  • Røros is designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
  • Music

  • 19 April – Norway was represented by Sverre Kjelsberg and Mattis Hætta, with the song '"Sámiid Ædnan", at the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest.
  • The pop duo Dollie de Luxe established, consisting of Benedicte Adrian and Ingrid Bjørnov
  • The band Vazelina Bilopphøggers was established in Gjøvik
  • Literature

  • Humlehjertene, novel by Ola Bauer
  • Notable births

  • 28 January – Hallgrim Hansegård, choreographer and dancer
  • 29 January – Øyvind Svenning, footballer
  • 6 February – Frank Løke, handball player
  • 12 February – Tine Rustad Kristiansen, handball player
  • 12 February – Maya Vik, singer, songwriter, and bass player
  • 28 February – Sigurd Pettersen, ski jumper
  • 29 February – John Anders Gaustad, cross-country skier
  • 2 March – Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, actress, singer, and film producer
  • 5 March – Marianne Riddervold, orienteering competitor
  • 10 March – Lars Horntveth, musician
  • 13 March – Kristian Solem, artistic gymnast
  • 21 March – Marit Bjørgen, cross-country skier
  • 24 March – Anette Hovind Johansen, handball player
  • 25 March - Kathrine Sørland, model
  • 1 April – Vebjørn Berg, sports shooter
  • 2 April – Thor Erik Forsberg, politician
  • 2 April – Lubna Jaffery, politician
  • 5 April – Glenn Andersen, footballer
  • 10 April – Odd Borgersen, speed skater
  • 10 April – Reidar Borgersen, cyclist
  • 10 April – Ingrid Hjelmseth, footballer
  • 12 April – Espen Harald Bjerke, cross-country skier
  • 20 April – Ole Magnus Ekelund, handball player
  • 22 April – Kari-Anne Henriksen, handball player
  • 5 May – Stian Omenås, jazz musician
  • 10 May – Karoline Dyhre Breivang, handball player
  • 10 May – Espen Bugge Pettersen, footballer
  • 14 May – Morten Ask, ice hockey player
  • 14 May – Leif Erlend Johannessen, chess player
  • 14 May – Anders Tyvand, politician
  • 20 May – Marianne Paulsen, footballer
  • 2 June – Ane Stangeland Horpestad, footballer
  • 5 June – Helge André Njåstad, politician
  • 16 June – Tommy Urhaug, tennis player
  • 16 June – Kadra Yusuf, Somali-Norwegian activist
  • 17 June – Stian Aker, polar explorer
  • 28 June – Rolf Jarle Brøske, politician
  • 4 July – Rune Bolseth, footballer
  • 11 July – Jenny Hval, singer, composer, lyricist and writer
  • 24 July – Hans Åge Yndestad, footballer
  • 30 July – Pa Modou Kah, footballer
  • 5 August – Morten Solem, ski jumper
  • 16 August – Øystein Moen, jazz pianist and composer
  • 17 August – Lene Marlin, singer
  • 19 August – Askil Holm, singer and musician
  • 20 August – Per Steinar Osmundnes, politician
  • 25 August – Pål Hausken, jazz musician
  • 25 August – Marianne Marthinsen, politician
  • 29 August – Tom Reidar Haraldsen, footballer
  • 3 September – Jørgen Munkeby, jazz and heavy metal musician
  • 8 September – Kristian Kjelling, handball player
  • 9 September – Ragnhild Aamodt, handball player
  • 10 September – Roy Steffensen, politician
  • 14 September – Odd-Magnus Williamson, copywriter, comedian and actor
  • 24 September – John Arne Riise, footballer
  • 25 September – Christina Bjordal, jazz singer
  • 7 October – Adam Ryen, child actor
  • 13 October – Kristian Gislefoss, meteorologist and weather presenter
  • 13 October – Magne Hoseth, footballer
  • 14 October – Ingvild Ryggen Carstens, ski mountaineer and heptathlete
  • 16 October – Ingrid Baltzersen, politician
  • 16 October – Erik A. Schjerven, actor
  • 17 October – Siri Wålberg, musical artist
  • 28 October – Hans Bollandsås, blues musician
  • 31 October – Anders Bastiansen, ice hockey player
  • 6 November – Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen, actor
  • 17 November – Geir Ludvig Fevang, footballer
  • 21 November – Olav Magne Dønnem, ski jumper
  • 22 November – Thomas Solvoll, footballer
  • November – Helene Rask, model
  • 10 December – Jon Midttun Lie, footballer
  • 11 December – Marit Fiane Grødum, footballer
  • 16 December – Øyvind Heian, politician
  • 28 December – Andreas Amundsen, jazz musician
  • Full date missing

  • Anton Eger, jazz drummer
  • Lubna Jaffery Fjell, politician
  • Notable deaths

  • 3 January - Harald Heide Steen, actor (b.1911)
  • 4 January - Axel Henry Hansen, gymnast and Olympic bronze medallist (b.1887)
  • 8 January - Tryggve Gran, aviator, explorer and author (b.1889)
  • 2 February - Sigurd Lersbryggen, politician (b.1901)
  • 12 February - Jørgen Stubberud, polar explorer (b.1883)
  • 16 February - Knut Olaf Andreasson Strand, politician (b.1887)
  • 1 March - Art Jorgens, baseball player in America (b.1905)
  • 17 March - Hans Nikolai Stavrand, politician (b.1894)
  • 29 March - Einar Nilsen, boxer (b.1901)
  • 9 April – Finn Halse, writer (b.1910).
  • 12 April – Sonja Wigert, actress (born 1913)
  • 9 May - Rolf Hansen, long distance runner (b.1906)
  • 9 May Øivind Lorentzen, shipping magnate (born 1881)
  • 11 May - Dyre Vaa, sculptor and painter (b.1903)
  • 17 May - Thore Michelsen, rower and Olympic bronze medallist (b.1888)
  • 27 May – Halfdan Olaus Christophersen, historian (born 1902).
  • 1 June - Ingvald Svinsås-Lo, politician (b.1897
  • 9 July - Synnøve Lie, speed skater (b.1908)
  • 14 July - Kristian Kristiansen, novelist, playwright, short story and children's writer (b.1909)
  • 21 July – Dakky Kiær, politician and feminist (born 1892)
  • 22 July - Gunvor Katharina Eker, politician (b.1906)
  • 13 August – Kolbjørn Varmann, priest and politician (born 1904)
  • 15 August - Hans Berg, politician (b.1902)
  • 19 August - Hans Offerdal, politician (b.1909)
  • 2 October - Anders Kristian Orvin, geologist and explorer (b. 1889)
  • 5 October - Tor Oftedal, politician (b.1925)
  • 19 October - Torger Hovi, politician (b.1905)
  • 19 October – Wilhelm Bøe, organizational leader (b. 1915).
  • 9 November - Claudia Olsen, politician (b.1896)
  • 18 November - Knut Toven, politician (b.1897)
  • 30 November - Ingrid Bjerkås, first female minister in the Church of Norway (b.1901)
  • 25 December - Olav Dalgard, filmmaker and literature and art historian (b.1898)
  • Full date unknown

  • Sigval Bergesen the Younger, shipping magnate and industrialist (b.1893)
  • Olav Berkaak, novelist (born 1915).
  • Gunnar Bråthen, politician and Minister (b.1896)
  • Hilmar Reksten, shipping magnate (b.1897)
  • Øistein Strømnæs, intelligence officer (b.1914)
  • Jens Tangen, trade unionist (born 1897)
  • Kristian Vilhelm Koren Schjelderup, Jr., Lutheran theologian, author and bishop (b.1894)
  • Kolbjørn Varmann, politician and Minister (b.1904)
  • References

    1980 in Norway Wikipedia


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