Wednesday 26 November 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers.
In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Heaven's Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Covenant by James A. Michener 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 November 1980 ?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Jason Griffith: American voice actor.
- Satoshi Ohno: Japanese singer and actor (Arashi).
- Jackie Trail: American tennis player.
- Jessica Bowman: Walnut Creek, California -- Actress (Colleen Cooper-Dr Quinn).
- Jason Anthony Griffith: American video game voice actor.
- Rachael Roberts: Actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53.
- Columbia mated to SRBs and external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
- Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Cliff Richard - Dreaming
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