Tuesday 14 October 1980
It was Tuesday, 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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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Paul Ambrosi: Ecuadorian footballer.
- Paúl Ambrosi: Ecuadorian footballer.
- Ami Ishii: Japanese model.
- Amjad Khan: Danish-English cricketer.
- Scott Kooistra: American football player.
- Niels Lodberg: Danish footballer
- Terrence McGee: American football player.
- Ben Whishaw: English actor
- Phils rally from 4-0 deficit to beat the Royals, 7-6 to take WS opener
- Presidential nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court
- The Staggers Rail Act is enacted, deregulating American railroads.
- US President nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court.
- James Callaghan announces his resignation as Leader of the British Labour Party.
- James Hoskins forces his way into WCPO's television studio in Cincinnati, holding 9 employees hostage for several hours before releasing them and taking his own life.
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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
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- 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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