Tuesday 26 February 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1980 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Steve Blake: American basketball player.
- Alex Fong: Hong Kong actor and singer.
- Gary Majewski: American baseball player.
- Military coup under Desi Bouterse in Suriname
- Egypt and Israel exchange ambassadors for the first time.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
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