Tuesday 29 January 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1980 ?
- Yael Bar-Zohar: Israeli actress and model.
- Ivan Klasnic: Croatian football player.
- Jason James Richter in Medford: Oregon; actor (Free Willy).
- 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
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
- Eagles - The Long Run
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Don't Do Me Like That
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?