Wednesday 17 September 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Ordinary People, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1980 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Danny Haren: American baseball player.
- Dan Haren: American baseball player.
- Shabana Mahmood: English lawyer and politician Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
- Oliver Risser: Namibian footballer.
- Stevi Ritchie: Pop Singer.
- Leanne Ratcliffe: YouTube Star
- Divine Madness starring Bette Midler, premieres
- Iraq (Saddam Hussein) signs accord with Algeria
- Solidarity labor union in Poland forms
- South Korea opposition leader Kim Dae Jung sentenced to death
- After weeks of strikes at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, the nationwide independent trade union Solidarity is established.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
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