Tuesday 5 February 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robin Vik and Prince Peter.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson.
In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits.
Cruising, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Smiley'S People by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rumpole of the Bailey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lords of Karma or Wizard of Wor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1980 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Robin Vik: Czech tennis player.
- Prince Peter: American-born Yugoslav royalty.
- Tiwa Savage: R&B Singer.
- Stefano Di Fiordo: Italian footballer.
- Brad Fitzpatrick: American programmer created LiveJournal.
- 32nd NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-3 at Detroit.
- Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
- Eagles - The Long Run
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Don't Do Me Like That
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