Friday 4 January 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christy Proctor and Jeannie Mai.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Please Don't Go by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching One in a Million.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Conflict or Rescue at Rigel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 January 1980 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Christy Proctor: American car accident victim; Christy Proctor was killed, and her passenger and friend, Kelly DelSignore, critically injured, by a man fleeing the police.
- Jeannie Mai: Reality Star.
- Erin Cahill: American actress.
- Greg Cipes: American actor.
- Bobbi Eden: Dutch porn actress and model.
- Alexandra Jiménez: Spanish actress
- Miguel Monteiro: Portuguese footballer
- Yaroslav Popovych: Ukrainian cyclist
- Happy Salma: Indonesian model and actress
- President Carter announces US boycott of Moscow Olympics
- U.S. President Jimmy Carter proclaims a grain embargo against the USSR with the support of the European Commission.
- Global Positioning System time epoch begins at 00:00 UTC.
- The president of Sicily, Piersanti Mattarella, is killed by the Mafia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Styx - Babe
- Commodores - Still
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
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