Monday 2 June 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits.
Urban Cowboy, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1980 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Abby Wambach: American soccer player.
- Fabrizio Moretti: Brazilian-American drummer (The Strokes and Little Joy).
- Bobby Simmons: American basketball player.
- Richard Skuse: English rugby player.
- Tomasz Wróblewski: Polish bass player and songwriter (Behemoth Vesania and Black River).
- Lindsey Yamasaki: Japanese American professional basketball player.
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