Tuesday 6 May 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
Friday the 13th, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, 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 May 1980 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Nicole Brunner: American actress.
- Scott Colton: American professional wrestler.
- Brooke Bennett: American swimmer, the recipient of a Gold Medal in the 800M Freestyle event at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.
- Taebin : American-South Korean rapper (1TYM).
- Colt Cabana: American wrestler.
- Dimitris Diamantidis: Greek basketball player
- Mark Ladwig: American figure skater
- Ricardo Oliveira: Brazilian footballer
- Kasumi Takahashi in Tokyo: Japan; Australian rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-1996).
- Wolke Hegenbarth: Actress and dancer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Bob Seger - Fire Lake
- Billy Joel - You May Be Right
- Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes
- Kenny Rogers - Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer
- Jimmy Ruffin - Hold On To My Love
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