Wednesday 16 July 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jesse Jane and Justine Joli.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Cheech & Chong's Next Movie, directed by Tommy Chong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dogfight or Terrorist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1980 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Jesse Jane: American pornographic actress and erotic model.
- Justine Joli: American pornographic actress, adult model and ballerina.
- Adam Scott: Australian golfer.
- Polish railway workers block railway to Russia
- Ronald Reagan nominated for President by Republicans in Detroit
- Former California Governor and actor Ronald Reagan is nominated for U.S. President, at the Republican National Convention in Detroit, Michigan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
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