Nah I am not going to tell you my birth story but this site, What happened in my birth year, can tell you how was the internet and the real world doing and here is a sample of what happened in 1980, my birth year.Right from Books, Novels, Oscars, movies and you would be amazed how much details you can find for that year.
In 1980, the world was a different place.
There was no Google yet. Or Yahoo.
In 1980, the year of your birth, the top selling movie was Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. People buying the popcorn in the cinema lobby had glazing eyes when looking at the poster.