Sunday 10 August 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1980 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Pua Magasiva: TV Actor.
- Wade Barrett: Wrestler.
- Stu Bennett: English wrestler.
- Roxanne McKee: Canadian-English model and actress.
- 62nd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 274 at Oak Hill, New York
- 8th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Pat Bradley
- Allen, most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Texas
- Allen, the most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Texas.
- Hurricane Allen (category 3) pounds southeastern Texas.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?