Saturday 6 December 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers.
In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Stir Crazy, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1980 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Danielle Downey: American golfer and coach (d. 2014).
- Steve Lovell: English footballer.
- Ehren Wassermann: American baseball player.
- Tiffany Taylor: American porn actress.
- Kei Yasuda: Japanese singer musician and actress (Morning Musume and Dream Morning Musume).
- Ryan Haywood: YouTube Star
- Jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- Cliff Richard - Dreaming
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