Thursday 30 October 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
Oh, God! Book II, directed by Gilbert Cates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 October 1980 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Jon Foo: English actor and martial artist.
- Choi Hong-man: South Korean wrestler and mixed martial artist.
- Kareem Rush: American basketball player.
- Rich Alvarez: Filipino-Japanese basketball player.
- John Foo: Irish martial artist and actor.
- Sarah Carter: Canadian actress
- Honduras and El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
- NASA launches Flt Satcom-4.
- El Salvador and Honduras sign a peace treaty to put the border dispute fought over in 1969's Football War before the International Court of Justice.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
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