Saturday 12 July 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney.
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Cheech & Chong's Next Movie, directed by Tommy Chong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum 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 July 1980 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Mylène Jampanoï: French actress, born to a Chinese father and a French Breton mother.
- Natalie DiDonato: Reality Star.
- Tina Tharp: Jacksonville, Florida -- Rhythmic gymnast (1996 Olympics).
- Kristen Connolly: American actress.
- Irina Embrich: Estonian fencer.
- John W Davis: President (West Virginia State college), dies at age 92.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
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