Sunday 2 November 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Ray and Diego Lugano.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police 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 Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Le temps d'une paix.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Red Baron or Fishing Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1980 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
- Vanessa Ray: Soap Opera Actress.
- Diego Lugano: Uruguayan footballer.
- Amos Roberts: Australian Rugby League player.
- Kim So-yeon: South Korean actress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
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Sport Games on 2 November 1980
- Atlanta Falcons - Buffalo Bills : 30 - 14
- Baltimore Colts - Kansas City Chiefs : 31 - 24
- Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 27 - 24
- Green Bay Packers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 20 - 22
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