Wednesday 30 July 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Final Countdown, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon 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 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 30 July 1980 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- April Bowlby: TV Actress.
- Chuck Thomas: British TV producer and presenter.
- Sara Anzanello: Italian volleyball player.
- Justin Rose: South African-English golfer.
- Houston Astro pitcher J R Richard suffers a stroke
- Vanuatu (New Hebrides) gains independence from Britain and France
- Vanuatu gains independence.
- Representative Ron Paul of Texas introduces "Monetary Freedom Act" in House of Representatives to "repeal the privilege of banks to create money".
- Israel's Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
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