Sunday 26 October 1980
It was Sunday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1980 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Cristian Chivu: Romanian footballer.
- Claire Cooper: English actress.
- Koichi Watanabe: Japanese kick-boxer.
- Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano: Premier of Portugal, dies at 74.
- 11th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:41
- St. Louis Cardinals sack Baltimore Colt QBs an NFL record tying 12 times
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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
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