Friday 10 October 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Blaz Emersic and Alex Eisenhower.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Oh, God! Book II, directed by Gilbert Cates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ekkusu bonbâ.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fighter or Targ.
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1980 ?
- Blaz Emersic: Slovenian ice hockey player.
- Alex Eisenhower: American noted family, the son of Julie Nixon and David Eisenhower.
- Sherine : Egyptian singer and actress.
- Blaž Emeršič: Slovenian ice hockey player.
- Casey FitzSimmons: American football player.
- Elvis Hammond: Ghanaian footballer
- Tim Maurer: American singer-songwriter (Suburban Legends)
- Lynn Hung: Hong Kong model and actress
- 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria
- Yanks lose 4-2 and are swept by Royals in AL Championship series
- Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
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