Friday 22 August 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christi Shake and Roland Benschneider.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Horse Racing or Midway Campaign.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1980 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Christi Shake: American model and actress.
- Roland Benschneider: German footballer.
- Nicolas Macrozonaris: French-Canadian track-and-field athlete.
- Seiko Yamamoto: Japanese wrestler.
- Bill Veeck agrees to sell Chicago White Sox to Eddie DeBartolo Sr for $20,000,000, AL owners block the sale
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Pete Townshend - Let My Love Open The Door
- Kim Carnes - More Love
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