Friday 18 July 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ryoko Hirosue and Kristen Bell.
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.
Dressed to Kill, directed by Brian De Palma, 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 Rally-X or Red Baron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 July 1980 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- Ryoko Hirosue: Japanese actress and singer.
- Kristen Bell: American actress.
- Ryōko Hirosue: Japanese actress and singer.
- Failed attack on Iran ex-premier Bakhtiar in Neuilly France
- Quett Masire installed as President of Botswana
- Rohini 1, first Indian satellite, launches into orbit.
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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