Wednesday 27 February 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chelsea Victoria Clinton and Chelsea Clinton.
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 Balloon Bomber or Polaris.
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1980 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Chelsea Victoria Clinton: daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton.
- Chelsea Clinton: American noted family, the daughter and only child of Bill and Hillary Clinton.
- Don Diablo: DJ.
- Bobby V: American singer.
- Brandon Beemer: American model and actor.
- Scott Prince: Australian Rugby League Player
- George Tobias: American actor (Abner Kravitz - Bewitched), dies at age 78 (born 1901).
- Israel and Egypt exchange ambassadors
- Terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota
- 22nd Grammy Awards: "What a Fool Believes", Barbara Streisand-Neil Diamond duet ("You Don't Bring Me Flowers").
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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