Monday 28 July 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Alvarado and Darina .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Final Countdown, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Navarone or Space Monster (Videopac).
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Which were the important events of 28 July 1980 ?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
- San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
- Peru - Independence Day
- Faroe Islands - �lavs�ka Eve
- Canada - Commemoration of the deportation of the Acadians
- St. Sampson (a bishop)
- Mike Alvarado: Boxer.
- Darina : Mexican singer-songwriter.
- Stephen Christian: American singer-songwriter (Anberlin and Anchor & Braille).
- Noel Sullivan: Welsh reality television contestant.
- Anthony Weaver: American football player.
- Cecil Burleigh: Composer, dies at 95.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Rocky Burnette - Tired Of Toein' The Line
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
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