Saturday 5 January 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Garette Patrick Ratliff and Sebastian Deisler.
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 Network or Targ.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1980 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Garette Patrick Ratliff: Actor (Return to Blue Lagoon).
- Sebastian Deisler: German football/soccer player.
- AzzMan : YouTube Star.
- Luke Bailey: Australian rugby league player.
- Bennie Joppru: American football player.
- Brad Meyers: Australian rugby league player
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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