Wednesday April 02, 1980
US date format: 4/2/1980, UK date format: 2/4/1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 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 Gavin Heffernan and Adam Fleming.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
The Cricket, directed by Alberto Lattuada, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akalabeth: World of Doom or Sea Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 02, 1980?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
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- Wayne Gretzky becomes first teenager to score 50 goals in an NHL season.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 02, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Blondie - Call Me
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
- The Whispers - And The Beat Goes On
- The Isley Brothers - Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2)
- The Gap Band - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!)
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
- Leon Haywood - Don't Push It Don't Force It
- The Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - You Are My Heaven
- The Dramatics - Welcome Back Home
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 02If April 02, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 5 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 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 April 02, 1980?
On April 02, 1980 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 02, 1980?
On April 02, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 02, 1980?
On April 02, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 02, 1980?
On April 02, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 02, 1980?
On April 02, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 02, 1980?
On April 02, 1980 several famous people were born including, Adam Fleming, Gavin Heffernan, Ricky Hendrick.
What was the number one song in April 02, 1980?
The number one song in the week of April 02, 1980 was Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney in UK.
What were the top hits on April 02, 1980?
The top hits on April 02, 1980 were Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd, Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley) by Spinners, Call Me by Blondie in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney, Atomic by Blondie, Going Underground / Dreams Of Children by The Jam in UK.