Thursday 7 February 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dionne Quan and Richie Castellano.
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 Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man or Zeus World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 February 1980 ?
- Blessed Eugenia Smet (d.1871)
- Independence Day in Grenada (1974).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mulk (Dominion) - First day of the 18th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan (2005).
- Saints Paul Miki and his 25 companians (d. Nagasaki, 1597)
- Dionne Quan: Chinese-American voice actress.
- Richie Castellano: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult).
- Maximiliano Cejas: Argentinian footballer.
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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