Tuesday 29 January 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jason James Richter in Medford and Yael Bar-Zohar.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson.
In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits.
American Gigolo, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Smiley'S People by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Masterpiece Mystery.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akalabeth: World of Doom or Dogfight.
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1980 ?
- Jason James Richter in Medford: Oregon; actor (Free Willy).
- Yael Bar-Zohar: Israeli actress and model.
- Ivan Klasnic: Croatian football player.
- Yael Zohar: Israeli model and actress.
- Ingimundur Ingimundarson: Icelandic handball player.
- 6 Iranian held US hostages escape with help of Canadians
- Cleveland Cavaliers beat Los Angeles Lakers 154-153 in quadruple overtime.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
- Eagles - The Long Run
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Don't Do Me Like That
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