Wednesday 17 December 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Stella Ng and Stella .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers.
In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits.
Nine to Five, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Velo misto.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Castle or Star Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1980 ?
- Stella Ng: Singaporean singer & actress.
- Stella : Singaporean singer and actress.
- Ryan Hunter-Reay: American race car driver.
- Alexandra Papageorgiou: Greek hammer thrower.
- Eli Pariser: American activist and author co-founded Avaaz.
- Mauritania provisional constitution published.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Guilty
- Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
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