Friday 20 June 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Maladolescenza, directed by Pier Giuseppe Murgia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1980 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Carlo Festuccia: Italian rugby union footballer.
- Tony Lovato: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mest).
- Franco Semioli: Italian footballer.
- Fabian Wegmann: German road racing cyclist.
- Tika Sumpter: TV Actress.
- Gustaf Allan Pettersson: Composer, dies at 68.
- California Angels Freddie Patek, hits 3 HRs and double to beat Red Sox 20-2
- Roberto Duran starts his classic boxing trilogy with Sugar Ray Leonard by defeating him in Canada by a decision in 15 rounds, to gain the WBC world Welterweight championship.
- Augusta AVA becomes the first federally recognized American Viticultural Area.
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