Tuesday 18 March 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sebastien Frey and Sébastien Frey.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
Little Darlings, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Strumpet City.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Empire or Wizard and the Princess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 March 1980 ?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Sebastien Frey: French footballer.
- Sébastien Frey: French footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bursaspor in the Turkish Süper Lig.
- Sophia Myles: English actress.
- Alexei Yagudin: Russian figure skater.
- Natalia Poklonskaya: Ukrainian-Crimean lawyer and politician.
- Erich Fromm at age 79 in Muralto: Switzerland (born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany); writer, professor of psychoanalysis (born 1900).
- Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50
- At Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia, 50 people are killed by an explosion of a Vostok-2M rocket on its launch pad during a fueling operation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
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