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‘1980 Sightings’

1980: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: January  1980 Location:   Kastenga Karelia Russia Time:  unknown Summary:   Two forest rangers were out in a wooded area setting wolf traps when a luminous cylinder shaped object landed on the ground close to them. A red beam of light shot out of the object temporarily blinding both men. One of the rangers felt a tug on his belt and when he looked down he saw a short humanoid with spindly arms and legs and a pale face without eyes or mouth. The humanoid wore a dark green tight fitting outfit, gloves and had a dark tube hanging from its thin neck. The witness then swung his ski staff at the creature, but the creature then leveled the… Read More

1980: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: February  1980 Location:  Sao Paulo Brazil Time:  night Summary:  The witness who for the past two to three months had been followed by three strange men wearing black suits, was standing in front of his house one night when a car drove up and the door opened. The witness apparently lost his will and was compelled to enter the vehicle; inside the same three men he had been trying to hide from met him. They drove around for a while until they reached a wooded area outside the city. They stopped the car near a large hovering object that was encircled by a luminous ring. The witness and the three men then walked underneath the object and were… Read More

1980: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Spring  1980 Location: Finksburg, Maryland Time: 0300A Summary:  A lone motorist driving alone a high bank by a cornfield saw a gray figure standing on the road, which she thought was a man. When she approached she could see that it was a very tall winged reptilian like creature with a humanoid face and a very pointed chin. The wings on the creature began flapping and it rose up flying above the witness car, it made the car shake as it apparently caused some wind displacement, it quickly vanished from sight. Source:   Mark Chorvinsky, Fate February 1993 Date: Spring  1980 Location:  Yawkey, West Virginia Time:  1600 Summary:  A man and his fiancée were walking on a narrow… Read More

1980: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Location: Genoa Italy Date: April 1980 Time: daytime A man named Giorgio Dibotonto was visited in his room by a glowing entity, that appeared in a brilliant white light. “In the midst of this luminosity appeared the figure of a young man of extraordinary beauty.” The being floated inches above the floor, he was barefoot, and clothed in a sparking tunic, and two bright wings appeared to be attached to his back. At this point the entity said his name was “Raphael” and told Giorgio that they would meet again in the future at a certain location. Source: Preston Dennett, UFO Universe Summer 1995 Location: Near Brussels, Belgium Date: April 1980 Time: 1215P Emily (involved in other encounters) was… Read More

1980: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Location: Carolina Puerto Rico Date: May 1980 Time: night The witness was alone late at night when she heard a loud humming sound over the house and then in her rear patio area. She went to look and saw a small shiny metallic disc shaped craft descend and hover over some ornamental plants. The witness stepped back and suddenly a huge man-like figure materialized in front of her. The figure was about seven-foot tall, very pale and with large dark slanted eyes. He was wearing a tunic like garment with a hood all in white. Only his face and hands were visible. The witness felt a mental message telling her not to be afraid. She was told to watch… Read More

1980: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Summer 1980 Location: Santa Monica California Time: unknown Summary: The witness encountered a landed metallic object and next to it three short dwarf like beings with large eyes, pronounced nostrils and small noses. Each had a metallic rod and was poking these in the ground. One of them communicated by telepathy in a very friendly demeanor. Source: Brad Steiger, UFO Universe Sept. 1988 Date: Summer 1980 Location: Near Mediana, Zaragoza, Spain Time: 0300A Summary: Luis Gonzalez Pellicer and his wife Bienvenida Lopez were on their way to a nearby open market area in their microbus in order to sell their farm goods when suddenly in the outskirts of the village they were met by two luminous bell-shaped crafts… Read More

1980: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa Date: July 1980 Time: 0300A James Forber woke up in the middle of the night feeling a terrific thirst, but to his displeasure he is unable to move from bed. He notices a kind of blue nebulosity forming in the room; the center of the blue light implodes without noise. A being now appeared in the center of the light. Is a man-like figure approximately 2.30 m in height, wearing a white suit with shiny silver-blue eyes—Forber remembers is the same face he saw at the window of a hovering saucer 6 months before. On its suit he sees a gilded badge, resembling a triangle and a pointed star. The man calls himself Karne, and… Read More

1980: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August 1980 Location: Lodi, California Time: 0400A Summary: Charles Smith had gone to bed around 0300A and the next thing he remembered was opening his eyes a little and seeing the bedroom lit up in a bluish light, coming from the bedroom window. At first it was a soft light and he remembered that he could only move his eyes and that the small window curtain was closed. His next memory was of the blue light being much brighter and the curtain’s bottom corner had been pulled up and then he saw what looked like round fingers with round suction “cups” at the tips, the hand then appeared to move upwards. His next memory was of waking up… Read More

1980: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: early September 1980: Orsk, Russia Abduction Location: Near Belmont England Date: September 1980 Time: 2130 The witness and his girlfriend were taking a short cut along an isolated road when they saw a tall dark figure, stepping out from the side of the road. It walked slowly across the road about 10 yards in front of the car. He slammed on the brakes and was unable to avoid it. When he stopped the car, thinking he had hit somebody, he looked back and the tall dark figure was nowhere in sight. In the meantime his girlfriend was screaming hysterically. Source: MAPIT Date: September 1980 Location: Near Riga Latvia Time: night The witness was walking to a village to… Read More

1980: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: October 1980 Location: Nebraska, exact location not given Time: afternoon Summary: A man was walking through his garden when he came upon the fishpond, and sitting by the pond was a small humanoid figure with a pointed chin and large eyes that was wearing a blue cap. The figure sat next to the pond apparently stroking something in the water. The man ran towards the figure. This caused the short humanoid to jump up, and touched the man on the thigh. The man collapsed on the ground and saw the humanoid cover his face and run off, shouting “Sorry! I shouldn’t have! The man was taken to the local hospital where it was found after a battery of… Read More

1980: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: November 1980 Location: Near Salina Kansas Time: 0213A Summary: On a cold clear night Donna Butts, her mother in law and two children were en route to Kansas City and had been following a semi tractor-trailer for miles. As they approached a hill and curve they noticed a bright light beyond the hill and the whole area lit up. The truck and the witness vehicle suddenly slowed down as they both saw a huge brightly lit object hovering above them. Both the trucker and Butts panicked and accelerated their vehicles; the object was huge and consisted of three triangular sections. It had green and glowing peach colored lights, at the bottom it had a huge white light and… Read More

1980: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: December 1980 Location: Cahirciveen Ireland Time: evening Summary: A woman walking home from work saw a tiny man-like creature with brown skin and a long nose riding on a large black cat which bounded across the lane in front of her and disappeared as it leaped over a wall. (!) Source: Doc Shiels, Fortean Times # 37 Date: December 1980 Location: Near Auckland, New Zealand Time: evening Summary: The witness, known as Miss Nosbocaj was employed as a tomato harvester on a plantation located near Auckland. The owners of the plantation had a small pyramid made of plywood, which they used for recreational purposes. (This was a fashionable fad in New Zealand). There was always a sofa placed… Read More

1980: Unknown Date UFO & Aliens Sighting

Date: 1980 Location: Greymouth, New Zealand Time: 0130A Summary: The 16-year old witness had gotten up to get a drink when he looked out the kitchen window and saw a huge light descending towards him outside. It suddenly stopped in mid-air. He ran to wake his parents but he was ignored. Suddenly he heard a voice in his head telling him not to be afraid, that he was special. He then felt calm and began communicating mentally with the light. The light seemed to maneuver at his command. His next memory was of waking up in the kitchen around dawn. Later he would remember being inside a huge object with a line of about 20 people, behind and in… Read More