1980

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February 22-24 Last Penulticon
March First Concave
March 7-9 First Canvention
Easter Albacon 80, the first Scottish Albacon
May Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop founded
June 13-15 First Ad Astra
June 20-22 First MidSouthCon
Summer First Necon
July 4-6 First MystiCon
July 4-7 First British Unicon
August 28 - September 11 Dave Langford TAFF trip.
August 29 - September 2 (Labor Day) Noreascon Two (Worldcon)
September 12 Susan Wood dies
October North Alabama Science Fiction Association founded.
First ConQuesT held
DUFF: Keith Curtis (North)



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Events in the US:

6th World Fantasy Convention - ASFiCon - AggieCon XI - AlterCon - AlterCon 1 - Ambercon 2 - Apricon 3 - Apricon 7 - Apricon 8 - Apricon 9 - Archon 4 - ArmadilloCon 2 - Balticon 1 - Balticon 14 - Boskone 17 - Boston in 1980 - Bubonicon 12 - Capricon - ChambanaCon 10 - Chattacon 5 - Chattacon V - Coastcon '80 - Codclave VI - ConClave V - ConFusion 6 and/or 7 - ConQuesT 1980 - Concave - Concave 1 - Darkover Grand Council 1980 - DatClave - DatClave 1 - DeepSouthCon 18 - Denebian Slime Devils - Disclave 24 - Empiricon 2 - Fan Tarot Deck - Fantasy Faire Ten - Fantasy Worlds Midwinter Festival - FilkCon II - Flushing in '80 - Fool-Con III - George Pal - Glyptocon 2 - Hexacon 2 - Hoosier Con - Hospitality House - ICFA 1 - ICON 5 - Imaginitzacon - International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts - Intervention Beta - Invisible Little Man Award - John Collier - John McGeehan - Kris Neville - Kubla Khan Ate - LA in '80 - Lasfapacon - Leapcon - LepreCon 6 - Loscon 7 - Lunacon 23 - Marcon XV - MidSouthCon - MidSouthCon 1 - Midwestcon 31 - MileHiCon 12 - Milford Award - Minicon 16 - Moscon II - MystiCon - MystiCon 1 - Mythcon XI - Necon - Necon 1 - Noreascon Two - Norwescon III - Not-Anokon - Not-Anokon 1 - Off Centaur Publications - OryCon '80 - Othercon IV - Penulticon - Penulticon 3 - Philcon 1980 - Phoenix in '80 - Pong - Pulp - Pulpcon 9 - Readercon Small Press Award - Rivercon V - Roc*Kon 5 - Rochester Fantasy Fair 1 - Sci-Con 2 - Son of Paracon - Spacecon 2 - StellarCon V - Susan Petrey - Swampcon - TusCon 17 - TusCon 7 - URCON II - Unicon 6 - Vikingcon - Vul-Con - Westercon 33 - Whatcon II - William Morrison - Windycon VII - WisCon 4 - X-Con 4

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