Saturday 30 August 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Angel Coulby and Antoinette Taus.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sailing by Christopher Cross.
In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mysterious World.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Missile Command or Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1980 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Pete Townshend - Let My Love Open The Door
- Kim Carnes - More Love
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