Sunday 13 April 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jana Cova and Colleen Clinkenbeard.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank Battalion or Targ.
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Which were the important events of 13 April 1980 ?
- Jana Cova: Czech pornographic actress.
- Colleen Clinkenbeard: American voice actress.
- Kelli Giddish: Soap Opera Actress.
- Kyle Howard: American actor and screenwriter.
- Jason Maguire: Irish jockey.
- Alan Melikdjanian: Latvian-American actor director and producer
- Wayne Purser: English footballer
- Quentin Richardson: American basketball player
- Markus Hottinger: Austrian racing driver (Born 1956).
- Grease closes at Broadhurst Theater in New York City after 3,388 performances.
- Reggae closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 21 performances
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA American Defender / WRAL Golf Classic
- Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
- US boycotts Summer Olympics in Moscow
- 44th Golf Masters Championship: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 275.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Blondie - Call Me
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
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