Tuesday 20 May 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Austin Kearns and Agnes Kittelsen.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits.
The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventure Game.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pelé's Soccer or Space Zap.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1980 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Austin Kearns: American baseball player.
- Agnes Kittelsen: Norwegian actress.
- Kassim Osgood: American football player.
- Cauã Reymond: Brazilian actor.
- Mantas Jankavičius: Lithuanian actor and singer.
- Drummer Peter Criss quits Kiss
- 710 families in Love Canal area (Niagara Falls, New York) are evacuated.
- Fire in nursing home in Kingston, Jamaica, kills 157.
- In a referendum in Quebec, the population rejects by a 60% vote the proposal from its government to move towards independence from Canada.
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