Saturday February 02, 1980

US date format: 2/2/1980, UK date format: 2/2/1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Florent Balmont and Eugene Perelshteyn. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anna. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pelé's Soccer or Berzerk.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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Events

  • (to February 3) New Mexico State Penitentiary inmates riot; 33 are killed and more than 100 injured.
  • FBI releases details of Abscam, a sting operation that targeted 31 elected and public officials for bribes for political favors.
  • February 3 ampndash The New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot takes place 33 inmates are killed and more than 100 inmates injured.

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Movies

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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

Agency

Agency

Directed by: George Kaczender

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

Shi di chu ma

Shi di chu ma

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen, Lily Li

Inferno

Inferno

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

Cruising

Cruising

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen, Richard Cox

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Anna

Anna

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

Emilia

Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

Lord Schmetterhemd

Lord Schmetterhemd

Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet

Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet

Starring: Peter von Zahn

Mahô shôjo Lalabelle

Mahô shôjo Lalabelle

Days to next February 02

If February 02, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 7 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy

The Windsor Story

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The Windsor Story

Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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Cruel Shoes

Portraits by Cynthia Freeman

Portraits

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From New York’s Lower East Side to San Francisco, four generations of an immigrant family in America come to vivid life in this timeless saga by bestselling author Cynthia FreemanIn an

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book

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"Her audience is everyone who has ever married, had children, gotten to middle age, owned a dog or a duck."DALLAS TIMES HERALDIn this book Erma comes out--out of the kitchen--with these

The Establishment by Howard Fast

The Establishment

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She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Balloon

Crazy Balloon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Taito

Rescue at Rigel

Rescue at Rigel

Platform: Apple II, DOS, TRS-80, VIC-20, Commodore PET, Atari 8-bit.

Genre: Sci-Fi CRPG

Publisher: Epyx

Pelé's Soccer

Pelé's Soccer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade football/soccer

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Berzerk

Berzerk

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, GCE Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 02, 1980?

On February 02, 1980 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 02, 1980?

On February 02, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 02, 1980?

On February 02, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 02, 1980?

On February 02, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 02, 1980?

On February 02, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 02, 1980?

On February 02, 1980 several famous people were born including, Florent Balmont, Eugene Perelshteyn, Zhang Jingchu.

Which famous people died on February 02, 1980?

Famous people died on February 02, 1980 include, William H Stein, Hanna Rovina.

What was the number one song in February 02, 1980?

The number one song in the week of February 02, 1980 was Rock With You by Michael Jackson in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders in UK.

What were the top hits on February 02, 1980?

The top hits on February 02, 1980 were Rock With You by Michael Jackson, Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille, Coward Of The County by Kenny Rogers in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders, Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, With You I'm Born Again by Billy Preston & Syreeta in UK.


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