Sunday 12 October 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1980 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- 7 stabbed at Blood, Sweat and Tears concert in LA
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
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