Saturday 3 May 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Zuzana Ondraskova and Jaycee Dugard.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
Friday the 13th, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, 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 Señorita Andrea.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Midway Campaign or Rescue at Rigel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1980 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Zuzana Ondraskova: Czech tennis player.
- Jaycee Dugard: American kidnapping victim, she was abducted from her home on June 11, 1991, age 11.
- MC Souleye: American rapper.
- Zuzana Ondrášková: Czech tennis player.
- Marcel Vigneron: American chef (Top Chef).
- Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits his 521st and final HR
- Texas Rangers' Ferguson Jenkins becomes fourth to win 100 games in American League and National League.
- 106th Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Genuine Risk wins in 2:02.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Bob Seger - Fire Lake
- Billy Joel - You May Be Right
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes
- Jimmy Ruffin - Hold On To My Love
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