Thursday 27 November 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jackie Greene and Veronika Portsmuth.
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.
On TV people were watching Ireland: A Television History.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Monster (Videopac) or Warlords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 November 1980 ?
- Jackie Greene: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Black Crowes).
- Veronika Portsmuth: Estonian singer and conductor.
- Michael Yardy: English cricketer.
- Soyuz T-3 carries three cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched.
- Vanuatu recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
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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