Sunday 6 April 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 6 April 1980 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Matthew Carey: American actor.
- Tommi Evilä: Finnish long jumper.
- Tanja Poutiainen: Finnish skier.
- Matthew Thomas Carey: Actor (Once You Meet a Stranger).
- Valentina Giovagnini: Italian pop singer, active between 2001 and 2009.
- Post It Notes are introduced.
- Gordie Howe completes a record 26th hockey season.
- 9th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young.
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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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