Monday 1 December 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers.
In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Flash Gordon, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1980 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Mohammad Kaif: Indian cricketer and politician.
- Roger Peterson: Aruban-Dutch singer-songwriter (Intwine).
- Mubarak Shami: Kenyan-Qatari runner.
- Angelique Bates: American actress and singer.
- Sam Levene: Actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75.
- Mel Harris appears on M*A*S*H in Cementing Relationships
- US Justice Department sues Yonkers siting racial discrimination
- 46th Heisman Trophy Award: George Rogers, South Carolina (RB).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- Cliff Richard - Dreaming
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