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Nikos Anastopoulos added as (first ever) scorer (at a final tournament)
*[[June 9]]: [[Archbishop Iakovos]] receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest honour that the US bestowes on a civilian - from President Jimmy Carter.
*[[June 11]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] participate for the first time in the final phase of a major [[football (soccer)|football]] tournament. They lose 1-0 to Holland in their opening match of [[Euro 1980]], after East German referee Prokop inexplicably awards the Dutch a penalty when forward Naninga charges and injures Greek keeper [[Vasilis Konstantinou]].
*[[June 14]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] lose to Czechoslovakia 3-1 in the finals of [[Euro 1980]].
*[[June 17]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] draw W. Germany 0-0 in the finals of [[Euro 1980]].
*[[February 3]]: [[Giorgos Doupis]], athlete ([[400m]])
*[[February 9]]: [[Angelos Charisteas]], footballer
*[[August 15]]: [[Michael Katsidis]], [[Greek-Australian]] boxer.
*[[August 26]]: [[Manolis Papamakarios]], [[basketball]] player
August 31]]: [[ Leonidas Vokolos]], footballer
*[[February 12]]: [[Georgia Vasiliadou]], stage and screen actress
*[[February 24]]: [[Giorgos Andrianopoulos]] football player and [[Piraeus]] mayor.