Monday 25 February 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Antonio Burks and Christy Knowings.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yes Minister.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Horse Racing or Pelé's Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 February 1980 ?
- Blessed Romeo
- Kuwait's national day.
- People Power Day, special holiday in the Philippines.
- Saint Klaudian
- Saint Walburgis
- Saint Adeltrude
- Saint Cesar
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- Coup ousts Prime Minister Henck Arron of Suriname
- The Suriname government is overthrown by a military coup which is initiated with the bombing of the police station from an army ship off the coast of the nation's capital, Paramaribo
- M-19 guerrillas begin the Dominican embassy siege in Colombia, holding 60 people hostage, including 14 ambassadors.
- Iran recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- The Commonwealth Trade Union Council is established.
- The ''Voyager 1'' probe confirms the existence of Janus, a moon of Saturn.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
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