Saturday 20 December 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
Maniac, directed by William Lustig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 20 December 1980!
Which were the important events of 20 December 1980 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Tony: French-born Portuguese footballer.
- Martin Demichelis: Argentine footballer.
- Israel Castro: Mexican footballer.
- Anthony da Silva: French-Portuguese footballer.
- Martín Demichelis: Argentinian footballer.
- USSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin.
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Barbra Streisand - Guilty
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 20 December 1980 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?