Friday 4 April 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bjorn Wirdheim and Johnny Borrell.
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 Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlndorff, 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 Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fishing Derby or Warlords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 April 1980 ?
- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Bjorn Wirdheim: Swedish race car driver.
- Johnny Borrell: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Razorlight and The Libertines).
- Trevor Moore: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Eric Steinbach: American football player.
- Björn Wirdheim: Swedish race car driver.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Blondie - Call Me
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
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