Monday 11 February 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Natasha Bobo in Watsonville and Matthew Lawrence in Montgomery.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Mad Max, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Smiley'S People by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure or Space Monster (Videopac).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1980 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Natasha Bobo in Watsonville: California; actress (Sally - Together We Stand).
- Matthew Lawrence in Montgomery: Pennsylvania; actor (Matthew - Gimme a Break).
- Marco Bresciano: Australian footballer.
- Matthew Lawrence: Movie Actor.
- Rael Artel: Estonian art writer curator and gallerist.
- Mark Bresciano: Australian footballer
- Titi Buengo: Angolan footballer
- Cormac McAnallen: Northern Irish Gaelic footballer (Born 1980)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Andy Gibb - Desire
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