Tuesday 3 June 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Olusheyi Banjo American gospel singer and Amauri Carvalho de Oliveira.
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.
On TV people were watching The Adventure Game.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dogfight or Spectar.
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Which were the important events of 3 June 1980 ?
- Kevin Bokelmann - St Kevin's Day.
- Feast day of St Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda.
- Roman Empire - Festival to Bellona.
- Olusheyi Banjo American gospel singer: poet, writer.
- Amauri Carvalho de Oliveira: Brazilian footballer.
- Amauri : Brazilian-Italian footballer.
- Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani: Qatari king.
- Lazaros Papadopoulos: Russian-Greek basketball player.
- Tjerk Smeets: Dutch baseball player
- Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination
- New York Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1
- U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy wins several primaries, including California, on 'Super Tuesday', but not enough to overtake President Jimmy Carter for the Democratic Party nomination. Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination as US President.
- ESPN begins televising college world series games.
- Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35.
- The 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak. Seven tornadoes hit Grand Island, Nebraska takes five lives, 357 single-family homes, 33 mobile homes, 85 apartments, 49 businesses and $300 million in damages all told, according to National Weather Service and American Red Cross statistics on the deadly storm.
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