Wednesday 2 April 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum 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 2 April 1980 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Adam Fleming: Scottish journalist.
- Gavin Heffernan: Canadian director and screenwriter.
- Ricky Hendrick: American race car driver (d. 2004).
- Cristian Lizzori: Italian footballer.
- Carlos Salcido: Mexican footballer.
- Wayne Gretzky becomes first teenager to score 50 goals in an NHL season.
- President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act in an effort to help the U.S. economy rebound.
- The St Pauls riot breaks out in Bristol.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
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