Sunday 2 March 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lance Cade and Edson Nobre.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yes Minister.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Prisoner or Rescue at Rigel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1980 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Lance Cade: American professional wrestler (d. 2010).
- Edson Nobre: Angolan footballer.
- Vincent Walker: American musician (Suburban Legends).
- Rebel Wilson: Movie Actress.
- Chris Powell: Reality Star.
- Chris Barker: English footballer and manager
- Karl Dominik: Polish-Chinese actor
- Sunny Lane: American porn actress and model
- Édson Nobre: Angolan footballer
- 3rd Islander scoreless tie - Penguins in Pittsburgh
- Mike Bratz (Phoenix Suns) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games.
- Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Sun City Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
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