Friday 29 February 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Taylor Twellman and Simon Gagne.
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.
Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, 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 Eamon or Mystery House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 February 1980 ?
- Taylor Twellman: American soccer player who retired in 2010.
- Simon Gagne: Hockey Player.
- Peter Scanavino: TV Actor.
- Michael Bracey ends 59 hours 55 minutes trapped in an elevator, England.
- Gordie Howe of the then Hartford Whalers makes NHL history as he scores his 800th goal.
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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