Wednesday 1 October 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kristian Harloff 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.
Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Home Sweet Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Horse Racing or Space Zap.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 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
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Kristian Harloff: YouTube Star.
- Sarah Drew: TV Actress.
- Phoemela Baranda: Filipino model and actress.
- Antonio Narciso: Italian footballer.
- 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 1980 ?
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
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