Thursday 14 February 1980
It was Thursday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 14 February 1980 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Fatima Leyva: Mexican footballer.
- Fátima Leyva: Mexican footballer.
- Josh Senter: American screenwriter and producer.
- Sayaka Yamaguchi: Japanese actress.
- Michelle Ye: Hong Kong actress and producer.
- Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah: Assamese composer and actor (Born 1926).
- West Side Story opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances
- 13th Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, New York
- US launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares.
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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
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 14 February 1980 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?