Tuesday 12 February 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1980 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Juan Ferrero: Spanish tennis player.
- Sarah Lancaster: American actress.
- Christina Ricci American actress (Wednesday - Addams Family: Mermaids, Casper).
- Christina Ricci: American actress, who made her film debut in 1990's "Mermaids.
- Sarah Lancaster in Kansas City Kansas actress (Rachel - Saved By the Bell: New Class).
- Gucci Mane: Rapper
- Floyd Taliaferro Alderson: Actor (Crossing Trails).
- Canterbury Tales opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 16 performances
- New York Islanders second scoreless tie, versus Winnipeg Jets.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
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