Wednesday 30 January 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Leilani Dowding and Pavel Ponomaryov.
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 God's Wonderful Railway.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Horse Racing or Rally-X.
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Which were the important events of 30 January 1980 ?
- Leilani Dowding: British model.
- Pavel Ponomaryov: Russian-Estonian actor.
- Joaozinho: Brazilian footballer.
- Wilmer Valderrama: Venezuelan/Colombian-American comedian.
- João de Almeida Neto: Brazilian footballer.
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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