Thursday 3 July 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Trae and Bostjan Nachbar.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney.
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Airplane!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Skiing or Voodoo Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 July 1980 ?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Trae: American rapper.
- Bostjan Nachbar: Slovenian basketball player.
- Melisa Young: American Rapper (''Kid Sister'').
- Olivia Munn: American actress, model, television personality, and author.
- Trae Truth: Rapper.
- Mazharul Haque: Bangladeshi cricketer (d. 2013)
- Jenny Jones: English snowboarder
- Boštjan Nachbar: Slovenian basketball player
- Roland Schoeman: South African swimmer
- Harbhajan Singh: Indian cricketer
- Giorgos Theodoridis: Greek footballer
- 1st US Seniors Golf Open: Roberto deVicenzo
- 73,096 in Cleveland watch Indians beat Yankees 7-0
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
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