Tuesday 9 September 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michelle Williams American actress (Dawson's Creek and Todd Coffey.
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 Astro Invader or Wizard and the Princess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1980 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Michelle Williams American actress (Dawson's Creek: Brokeback Mountain).
- Todd Coffey: American pro athlete, a pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team.
- Michelle Williams: Movie Actress.
- Václav Drobný: Czech footballer (d. 2012).
- David Fa'alogo: New Zealand rugby player.
- John Howard Griffin: American writer (Born 1920).
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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