Friday May 02, 1980
US date format: 5/2/1980, UK date format: 2/5/1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Ellie Kemper and Fabrice Pancrate.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
Breaker Morant, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins 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 Dodge 'Em.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 02, 1980?
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- Joseph Doherty and three other Irish Republican Army men arrested for murder.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Pope John Paul II begins African tour.
- George Pal: Hungarian / US director (When Worlds...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 02, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2)
- Leon Haywood - Don't Push It Don't Force It
- The Whispers - Lady
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time
- The Gap Band - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!)
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- ConFunkShun - Got To Be Enough
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 02If May 02, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 4 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 2 days.
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 May 02, 1980?
On May 02, 1980 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 02, 1980?
On May 02, 1980 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 02, 1980?
On May 02, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 02, 1980?
On May 02, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 02, 1980?
On May 02, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 02, 1980?
On May 02, 1980 several famous people were born including, Ellie Kemper, Fabrice Pancrate, Nichola Goddard.
Which famous people died on May 02, 1980?
Famous people died on May 02, 1980 include, George Pal.
What was the number one song in May 02, 1980?
The number one song in the week of May 02, 1980 was Call Me by Blondie in US and Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners in UK.
What were the top hits on May 02, 1980?
The top hits on May 02, 1980 were Call Me by Blondie, Ride Like The Wind by Christopher Cross, Lost In Love by Air Supply in US and Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners, Dance Yourself Dizzy by Liquid Gold in UK.