Thursday 13 November 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Francois-Louis Tremblay and Monique Coleman.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers.
In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Heaven's Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Le temps d'une paix.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cheeky Mouse or Sengoku Ninja Tai.
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Which were the important events of 13 November 1980 ?
- Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
- R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
- Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Francois-Louis Tremblay: Canadian speed skater.
- Monique Coleman: American actress.
- Sara Del Rey: American wrestler and trainer.
- François-Louis Tremblay: Canadian speed skater.
- Gabriella Brum, 18, of W Germany crowned 30th Miss World, she resigns the next day, because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend
- US spacecraft Voyager I sent back 1st close-up pictures of Saturn
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
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