Tuesday 2 December 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arthur Jugnot and Jacki R Chan.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers.
In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Flash Gordon, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Velo misto.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Invader or Balloon Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Arthur Jugnot: French stage and film actor, and magician, son of comedian Gérard Jugnot.
- Jacki R Chan
- Adam Kreek: Canadian rower.
- Darryn Randall: South African cricketer (d. 2013).
- Romain Gary: French diplomat, novelist, film director and World War II aviator of Litvak origin.
- 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador
- Four American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador.
- Four U.S. nuns and churchwomen, Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Jean Donovan, and Dorothy Kazel, are murdered by a death squad in El Salvador.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- Cliff Richard - Dreaming
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