Monday 8 September 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Slim Thug and Teruyuki Moniwa.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chin wong chi wong.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Berzerk or Fishing Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1980 ?
- Slim Thug: American rapper.
- Teruyuki Moniwa: Japanese footballer.
- Mbulaeni Mulaudzi: South African runner (d. 2014).
- Jean Piaget: Swiss psychologist, educator and author, known for his studies of children's learning patterns.
- Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrest
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
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