Sunday 9 November 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand.
In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Raging Bull, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1980 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- James Harper: English footballer.
- Dominique Maltais: Canadian snowboarder.
- Vanessa Lachey: TV Actress.
- Vanessa Minnillo: Filipino television personality.
- Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran
- Tatsuko Ohsako wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
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