Thursday 23 October 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
Oh, God! Book II, directed by Gilbert Cates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett 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 23 October 1980!
Which were the important events of 23 October 1980 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Mate Bilić: Croatian footballer.
- Pedro Liriano: Dominican baseball player.
- Jade Davidson: Australia -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics).
- Tintypes opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 93 performances
- Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai Tichonov succeeds Alexei Kosygin, due to illness
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
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 23 October 1980 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?