Wednesday 9 April 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kristin Lee in Bethesda and Albert Hammond.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing King & Balloon or Lords of Karma.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 April 1980 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Kristin Lee in Bethesda: Maryland; rhythmic gymnast (US team-1996).
- Albert Hammond: American musician and fashion designer.
- Clueso : German singer, rapper, songwriter and producer.
- Sarah Ayton: English sailor.
- Luciano Galletti: Argentinian footballer.
- Yoanna House: American model and actress
- Jerko Leko: Croatian footballer
- Ryan Northcott: Canadian actor
- Isabelle Severino: French gymnast and actress
- Rachel Specter: American actress and screenwriter
- Lee Yo-won: South Korean actress and singer
- Kings tie NHL rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs. Isles
- Soyuz 35 carries two cosmonauts to Salyut 6.
- The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein kills philosopher Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and his sister Bint al-Huda after three days of torture.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Blondie - Call Me
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
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