Wednesday 21 May 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Morgan Benoit and Gotye .
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 Compu-Spell or Mystery House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1980 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Morgan Benoit: American actor and martial artist.
- Gotye : Rock Singer.
- Chris Raab: American television personality.
- Ida Kaminska: actress (Shop on Main Street), dies.
- Empire Strikes Back premieres
- Ensign Jean Marie Butler is 1st woman to graduate from US Service Academy
- Eintracht Frankfurt wins 9th UEFA Cup at Frankfurt, Germany.
- Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back premieres in movie theaters.
- ''Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back'' is released.
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