Friday 26 September 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jane Darling and Yaser Hamdi.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie 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 Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bric-A-Brac.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Voodoo Castle or Wizard and the Princess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1980 ?
- Jane Darling: Czech porn model/actress.
- Yaser Hamdi: American-born accused of terrorism, he was captured in Afghanistan in December 2001 Hamdi's father was a petroleum engineer living in Louisiana at the time of Yaser's birth.
- Daniel Sedin: Swedish ice hockey player.
- Henrik Sedin: Swedish ice hockey player.
- Patrick Friesacher: Austrian race car driver.
- Brooks Orpik: American ice hockey player
- Bomb attack on Octoberfest in Munich, 12 killed
- Cuban government closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla".
- Soyuz 38 returns to Earth.
- The Mariel Boatlift officially ends.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
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