Sunday 15 June 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Brubaker, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Benjamin Varonian: French-Armenian Olympic gymnast.
- Cara Zavaleta: American model.
- Mary Carey: American porn actress and director.
- Christopher Castile: American actor political scientist and academic.
- Almudena Tostado: Spanish gymnast.
- Fearless Frank opens at Princess Theater NYC for 12 performances
- 80th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 272 at Baltusrol Golf Club - New Jersey
- Dale Lundquis wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
- Jorge Orta of Cleveland Indians gets six hits in a baseball game.
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