Wednesday October 01, 1980
US date format: 10/1/1980, UK date format: 1/10/1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Layla Jade and Sarah Drew.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Dostana, directed by Raj Khosla, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big City Comedy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lords of Karma or Midway Campaign.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 01, 1980?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- Cosmonauts Ryumin and Popov break space endurance record of 176 days.
- Associated Newspapers announces that ''The Evening News'' will close and merge with the ''Evening Standard''.
- October 1 ndash The main-belt asteroid 2404 Antarctica was discovered by Antonin Mrkos at Klet', South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 01, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
- Queen With Wyclef Jean Featuring Pras And Free - Another One Bites The Dust
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Michael Henderson - Wide Receiver (Part I)
- Zapp - More Bounch To The Ounce
- Dynasty - I've Just Begun To Love You
- The O'Jays - Girl,don't Let It Get You Down
- LTD - Where Did We Go Wrong
- Maze - Southern Girl
- Stacy Lattisaw - Let Me Be Your Angel
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 01If October 01, 1980 is your birthday you're 39 years, 11 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 day.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 01, 1980?
On October 01, 1980 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is October 01, 1980?
On October 01, 1980 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 01, 1980?
On October 01, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 01, 1980?
On October 01, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 01, 1980?
On October 01, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 01, 1980?
On October 01, 1980 several famous people were born including, Layla Jade, Sarah Drew, Kristian Harloff.
What was the number one song in October 01, 1980?
The number one song in the week of October 01, 1980 was Another One Bites The Dust by Queen in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie in UK.
What were the top hits on October 01, 1980?
The top hits on October 01, 1980 were Another One Bites The Dust by Queen, All Out Of Love by Air Supply, Upside Down by Diana Ross in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie, One Day I'll Fly Away by Randy Crawford, Start by The Jam in UK.