Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1980.
- Johnny Rotten gets a three-year suspension from medical practice for harassing a patient.
- Alex Shrub becomes a Congressman.
- Maurice Chavez was discovered by Michelle Montanius.
- Crow started to became famous as the lead singer/tambourinist of The Ambulance band.
- As implied by the GTA Vice City Stories manual, The Cuban Hermes is made in 1980.
- Kate McReary is born in Dukes, Liberty City.
- Margot is born in Algonquin, Liberty City.
- Rocco Pelosi is born in Little Italy, Algonquin.
- Anthony Corrado is born in Westdyke, State of Alderney.
- Derrick McReary is arrested for possession controlled substance: Cocaine, aged 24.
- Mori Green is arrested for possession of stolen property, aged 25.
- Mary Valvona is arrested for assault, aged 32.
- Lincoln Atwood is born.
- DeSean is born in Northwood, Algonquin.
- Teddy Benavidez is born in Dominican Republic.
- Michael Keane is born in Dukes, Liberty City.
- MelancholyMedic11 is born.
- The Los Santos Panic Basketball Team became champions.