Tuesday 1 January 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Please Don't Go by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut 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 January 1980 ?
- Elin Nordegren: Swedish model.
- Lazaros Agadakos: Greek basketball player.
- Richie Faulkner: English guitarist and songwriter (Judas Priest).
- Karina Jacobsgaard: Danish tennis player.
- Olivia Ruiz: French singer of Spanish descent, belonging to the "Nouvelle Chanson" genre.
- Adolph Deutsch: American composer and arranger (Born 1897).
- Pietro Nenni: Italian political leader and journalist, leader of the Italian socialist Party, who filled posts in several Italian governments during the Allied occupation of Italy.
- Frank Clifford Wykoff: Sprinter (1928, 32, 36 Olympics - Gold Medalist), dies at 70.
- International Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
- Sweden changes order of succession to throne
- Mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran, Iran.
- Premier Adbou Diouf becomes President of Senegal.
- Alabama beats Arkansas in Sugar Bowl for college football championship.
- 54th Australian Womens Tennis: Barbara Jordan beats S Walsh (6-3, 6-3).
- Chrysler UK renamed Talbot.
- Victoria is crowned princess of Sweden.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
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