Saturday 8 March 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charli Delaney and Charli Robinson.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fox.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Berzerk or Sea Duel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1980 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Charli Delaney: Australian singer (Hi-5).
- Charli Robinson: TV Show Host.
- Stephen Milne: Australian rules footballer.
- Simon Peddie: Montserrat footballer.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Greg Chappell 235 and Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad.
- The Soviet Union's first rock music festival starts.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
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