Thursday 17 April 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Crystal Carlson and Brenda Villa.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akalabeth: World of Doom or Targ.
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1980 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Crystal Carlson: Miss Maine Teen-USA (1997).
- Brenda Villa: American water polo player.
- Fabian Andres Vargas: Colombian football player.
- Alaina Huffman: TV Actress.
- Bernice Burgos: Instagram Star.
- Nicholas D'Agosto: American television and film actor
- Lee Hyun-il: South Korean badminton player
- Fabián Vargas: Colombian footballer
- Curtis Woodhouse: English footballer boxer and manager
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Bob Seger - Fire Lake
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
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